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Friday 19 December 1975

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kristin Folkl in Saint Louis and Casual [Jon. In that special week of December people in US were listening to That's The Way (I Like It) by K.C and the Sunshine Band. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Spannagl & Sohn. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Panther or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1975 or at December 19 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Sneak Previews

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

Saturday Night Live

Written by: Lorne Michaels

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States

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Arena

Written by: Anthony Haas

Starring: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Doctor Who

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Tom Baker, William Hartnell, Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fawlty Towers

Starring: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

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

Country: United States

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The Killer Elite

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill

Country: United States

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The Man Who Would Be King

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Emmanuelle II

Directed by: Francis Giacobetti

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Umberto Orsini, Frdric Lagache

Country: United States

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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 19 December
Facts:
  • Ron Wood joins music group The Rolling Stones.
  • John Paul Stevens is appointed a justice of The United States Supreme Court.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1975?

  • Time: Marisa Berenson in Kubrick's 'Barry Lyndon'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8464
  • Time: The Pittsburgh Steelers. On cover: (L-R) L.C. Greenwood, Dwight White, Ernie Holmes and Joe Greene

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carré

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

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Harlequin

By: Morris West

Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

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Something Happened

By: Joseph Heller

Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

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The Ebony Tower

By: John Fowles

The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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