Sunday December 28, 1975

US date format: 12/28/1975, UK date format: 28/12/1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include B J Ryan and Kesley Perrin. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Let's Do It Again by The Staple Singers. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen 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 Hi-way or Doctor Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Chhoti Si Baat

Chhoti Si Baat

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

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

Breakheart Pass

Breakheart Pass

Directed by: Tom Gries

Starring: Charles Bronson, Ben Johnson, Richard Crenna, Jill Ireland

The Hindenburg

The Hindenburg

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft, William Atherton, Roy Thinnes

Hustle

Hustle

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Ben Johnson, Paul Winfield

Friday Foster

Friday Foster

Directed by: Arthur Marks

Starring: Pam Grier, Yaphet Kotto, Godfrey Cambridge, Thalmus Rasulala

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 28, 1975?


Holidays

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.

Events

  • 1st broadcast of radio Hilversum IV (classic music)

Famous Birthday

Sport Games on December 28, 1975

Sport Games on December 28, 1975


NFL

American Football
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Oakland Raiders : 28 - 31
  • Dallas Cowboys - Minnesota Vikings : 17 - 14
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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

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Directed by: Giles Foster

State of Emergency

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Ripping Yarns

Ripping Yarns

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Shogun by James Clavell

Shogun

By:

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?

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game


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