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 Tannis Vallely in New York City. 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 Memoirs by Tennessee Williams 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 dnd or Shark Jaws.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Chhoti Si Baat

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

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

Breakheart Pass

Directed by: Tom Gries

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

The Hindenburg

Directed by: Robert Wise

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

Hustle

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

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

Friday Foster

Directed by: Arthur Marks

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

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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)
Sport Games on December 28, 1975

Sport Games on December 28, 1975


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

When the Boat Comes In

Written by: James Mitchell

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

Directed by: Giles Foster

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Ripping Yarns

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Memoirs

By: Tennessee Williams

For the "old crocodile," as Williams called himself late in life, the past was always present, and so it is with his continual shifting and intermingling of times, places,

Angels

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

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, …

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

By: Judith Rossner

Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.Theresa

In The Beginning

By: Chaim Potok

David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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