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). Famous people born on this day include Rami Alanko and Tiger Woods. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John. In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Afonya, directed by Georgiy Daneliya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin 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 Destruction Derby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

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

Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

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

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Ted Post

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

Inn of the Damned

Directed by: Terry Bourke

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

Posse from Heaven

Directed by: Phillip Pine

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 31, 1975?


  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.


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

TV Series

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

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

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

A fondo

Starring: Joaquín Soler Serrano

Country: Spain

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1976?


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

The Woman He Loved

By: Ralph G. Martin

Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of Britain and Edward VIII, King of Great Britain biography of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor 1972

Helter Skelter

By: Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carré

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

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

Strictly Speaking

By: Edwin Newman

. 1974, 205pp


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter


Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy


Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

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