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Sunday 21 December 1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paloma Herrera . 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 Anti-Aircraft or Doctor Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 Man Who Would Be King

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer

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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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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TV Series

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

Saturday Night Live

Written by: Lorne Michaels

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States

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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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Ellery Queen

Written by: Richard Levinson, William Link

Starring: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Reese

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1975 ?

  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
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  • Hello, Dolly closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 51 performances
  • Very Good Eddie opens at Booth Theater NYC for 307 performances
  • 1st New York Jet to gain 1,000 yards rushing (John Riggins)
  • 64th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Czechoslovakia in Stockholm (3-2).
  • Madagascar adopts constitution.

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Sport Games on 21 December 1975

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Green Bay Packers : 13 - 22
  • Chicago Bears - New Orleans Saints : 42 - 17
  • Cleveland Browns - Houston Oilers : 10 - 21
  • Dallas Cowboys - New York Jets : 31 - 21
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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


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


By: Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room ...

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By: Michael Korda

The strategy of raises; Get more for those under you and over your, and your raise is almost inevitable. How to work a miracle, Creeping helplessness, Why office parties are necessary,

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The Choirboys

By: Joseph Wambaugh

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, ...

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By: Billy Graham

Yes, angels are real. They are not the product of your imagination. “If we had open spiritual eyes we would see not only a world filled with evil spirits and powers―but also powerful angels with

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

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Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.


Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

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