Wednesday December 31, 1975, NewYear’s Eve

US date format: 12/31/1975, UK date format: 31/12/1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 31, 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 Toni Kuivasto and Rami Alanko. In that special week of December people in US were listening to by . In UK by 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 Panther or Pursuit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1975, at December 31 across the years or at December 1975 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 31, 1975?


Holidays

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.

Events

  • 42nd Sugar Bowl: Alabama 13 beats Pennsylvania State 6.

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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

TV Series

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When the Boat Comes In

When the Boat Comes In

Written by:

Directed by: David Reynolds

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

A fondo

A fondo

Starring: Joaquín Soler Serrano

Country: Spain

Days to next December 31

If December 31, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 10 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ebony Tower by John Fowles

The Ebony Tower

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The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Something Happened

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Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

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:

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 31, 1975?

On December 31, 1975 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is December 31, 1975?

On December 31, 1975 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 31, 1975?

On December 31, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 31, 1975?

On December 31, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 31, 1975?

On December 31, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 31, 1975?

On December 31, 1975 several famous people were born including, Rami Alanko, Toni Kuivasto, Rob Penders.

Which famous people died on December 31, 1975?

Famous people died on December 31, 1975 include, Donal Michalsky.

What was the number one song in December 31, 1975?

The number one song in the week of December 31, 1975 was Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen in UK.

What were the top hits on December 31, 1975?

The top hits on December 31, 1975 were Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John, You're The First, The Last, My Everything by Barry White, Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, Lonely This Christmas by Mud, Streets Of London by Ralph McTell in UK.


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