Friday December 26, 1975

US date format: 12/26/1975, UK date format: 26/12/1975

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on December 26, 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 Marcelo Ríos and Charles Perrière. In that special week of December people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Chhoti Si Baat, directed by Basu Chatterjee, 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 When the Boat Comes In. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Panther or dnd.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1975, at December 26 across the years or at December 1975 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
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Events

  • The Tupolev Tu-144 goes into service in Soviet Union.

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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

Chhoti Si Baat

Chhoti Si Baat

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Vidya Sinha, Amol Palekar, Asrani

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

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Music charts

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TV Series

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When the Boat Comes In

When the Boat Comes In

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Directed by: David Reynolds

Starring: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Written by:

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States of America

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

State of Emergency

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Directed by: Giles Foster

Days to next December 26

If December 26, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 11 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 24 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.

Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow

Humboldt'S Gift

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“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.

The Age Of Napoleon by Will and Ariel Durant

The Age Of Napoleon

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The Age of Napoleon surveys the amazing chain of events that wrenched Europe out of the Enlightenment and into the age of democracy.

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.

The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone

The Greek Treasure

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A fictionalized narrative of the derided by determined efforts of German traveler-archaeologist, Henry Schliemann, and his second wife, Sophia Engastromenos, to excavate the sites of Homeric Troy and ancient Mycenae

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 26, 1975?

On December 26, 1975 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 26, 1975?

On December 26, 1975 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 26, 1975?

On December 26, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 26, 1975?

On December 26, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 26, 1975?

On December 26, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 26, 1975?

On December 26, 1975 several famous people were born including, Marcelo Ríos, Charles Perrière, Ed Stafford.

What was the number one song in December 26, 1975?

The number one song in the week of December 26, 1975 was Let's Do It Again by The Staple Singers in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen in UK.

What were the top hits on December 26, 1975?

The top hits on December 26, 1975 were Let's Do It Again by The Staple Singers, Saturday Night by Bay City Rollers, That's The Way (I Like It) by K.C and the Sunshine Band 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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