Monday December 29, 1975

US date format: 12/29/1975, UK date format: 29/12/1975

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 29, 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 Shawn Hatosy and Jaret Wright. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Afonya, directed by Georgiy Daneliya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Ebony Tower by John Fowles was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wonder Woman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)

Events

  • Eleven killed, 75 hurt by terrorist bomb at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, New York.
  • A bomb explodes at La Guardia Airport in New York City, killing 11 people and injuring 74.
  • The government of Colombia announces the finding of Ciudad Perdida.
  • The Spanish army quits Spanish (Western) Sahara, the last remnant of Spain's Empire. The Sahrawi Republic (RASD) is created. Morocco invades ex-Spanish Western Sahara.
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Movies

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Afonya

Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Leonid Kuravlyov, Evgeniya Simonova, Evgeniy Leonov, Saveliy Kramarov

Rooster Cogburn

Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan

Country: United States of America

Whiffs

Whiffs

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Elliott Gould, Eddie Albert, Harry Guardino, Godfrey Cambridge

Inn of the Damned

Inn of the Damned

Directed by: Terry Bourke

Starring: Judith Anderson, Alex Cord, Michael Craig, Joseph Fürst

Posse from Heaven

Posse from Heaven

Directed by: Phillip Pine

Starring: Todd Compton, Fanne Foxe, Ward Wood, Rod Roddy

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TV Series

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Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

State of Emergency

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

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

A fondo

A fondo

Starring: Joaquín Soler Serrano

Country: Spain

Days to next December 29

If December 29, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 8 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Harlequin by Morris West

Harlequin

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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.

The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

The Memory Book

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Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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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

A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan

A Bridge Too Far

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The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest

All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot

All Things Bright And Beautiful

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Two years ago when we published James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, we called it a "miracle between covers." In the first major review of the book, Alfred Ames said:

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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