Saturday December 13, 1975

US date format: 12/13/1975, UK date format: 13/12/1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 13, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Tom DeLonge and Magdalena Wróbel. In that special week of December people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Breakheart Pass, directed by Tom Gries, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Shogun by James Clavell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching State of Emergency. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or Hi-way.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1975, at December 13 across the years or at December 1975 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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Events

  • 1st time Saturday Night Live uses a time delay (Richard Pryor hosts)
  • Australian Conservatives and Liberals win parliamentary election.
  • Jane Blalock wins LPGA 14 Colgate Triple Crown Golf Tournament.
  • Roy Fredericks hits 169 versus Australia at WACA, hundred in 71 balls.

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Movies

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Country: United States of America

Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

Country: United States of America

Afonya

Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Leonid Kuravlyov, Evgeniya Simonova, Evgeniy Leonov, Saveliy Kramarov

The Man Who Would Be King

The Man Who Would Be King

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey

Country: United States of America

Three Days of the Condor

Three Days of the Condor

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on December 13, 1975

Sport Games on December 13, 1975


NFL

American Football
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 14 - 35
  • Washington Redskins - Dallas Cowboys : 10 - 31
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TV Series

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Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

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Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States of America

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

In Good Company

In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

State of Emergency

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

Twiggy

Twiggy

Days to next December 13

If December 13, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 11 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Shogun by James Clavell

Shogun

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A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love.

Freedom At Midnight by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Freedom At Midnight

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First published in 1975, this 2009 edition is a new edition of the best-selling book described as irreplaceable by Le Monde, Paris.

The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh

The Choirboys

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Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, …

Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven

Bring On The Empty Horses

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David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 13, 1975?

On December 13, 1975 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is December 13, 1975?

On December 13, 1975 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 13, 1975?

On December 13, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 13, 1975?

On December 13, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 13, 1975?

On December 13, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 13, 1975?

On December 13, 1975 several famous people were born including, Tom DeLonge, Magdalena Wróbel, C J Bruton.

Which famous people died on December 13, 1975?

Famous people died on December 13, 1975 include, Hendrik Kruls, Cyril Delevanti.

What was the number one song in December 13, 1975?

The number one song in the week of December 13, 1975 was Fly, Robin, Fly by Silver Convention in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen in UK.

What were the top hits on December 13, 1975?

The top hits on December 13, 1975 were Fly, Robin, Fly by Silver Convention, Let's Do It Again by The Staple Singers, Sky High by Jigsaw in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine by Laurel & Hardy With The Avalon Boys featuring Chill Wills, You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate in UK.


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