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Wednesday 31 December 1975, NewYear’s Eve

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rami Alanko and Toni Kuivasto. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Saturday Night by Bay City Rollers. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Daitokai - tatakai no hibi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pursuit or Shark Jaws.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Nobody's House

Starring: Kevin Moreton, Stuart Wilde, Mandy Woodward, William Gaunt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Johnny Cash and Friends

Starring: June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash, Steve Martin, Jim Varney

Country: United States

Animals, Animals, Animals

Starring: Hal Linden

Country: United States

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That's Hollywood

Starring: Nigel Bruce, Anthony Franciosa, Basil Rathbone, Clark Gable

Country: United States

Clayhanger

Starring: Peter McEnery, Janet Suzman, Thelma Whiteley, Louise Purnell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee

Country: United States

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The Killer Elite

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill

Country: United States

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The Man Who Would Be King

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Emmanuelle II

Directed by: Francis Giacobetti

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Umberto Orsini, Frdric Lagache

Country: United States

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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
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Facts:
  • 42nd Sugar Bowl: Alabama 13 beats Pennsylvania State 6.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mother Teresa -- Dec. 29, 1975
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: J. Edgar Hoover -- Dec. 22, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8465

Books

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

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

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Harlequin

By: Morris West

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.

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Something Happened

By: Joseph Heller

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.

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The Ebony Tower

By: John Fowles

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gun Fight

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

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pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

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