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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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.

But much more happened on December 1975: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1975?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1975 US President Gerald Ford visits People's Republic of China.
  • 02 Dec 1975 Laos King Sisavang Vatthana resigns, Republic forms
  • 03 Dec 1975 The wreck of the ''HMHS Britannic'' is found in the Kea Channel by Jacques Cousteau.
  • 04 Dec 1975 Suriname joins the United Nations.
  • 05 Dec 1975 Me & Bessie closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 453 performances
  • 06 Dec 1975 Sen Robert Dole and Elizabeth Hanford marry
  • 07 Dec 1975 Archbishop Makarios returns Cyprus
  • 08 Dec 1975 Raisin closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 847 performances
  • 09 Dec 1975 US President Gerald Ford signs US$2.3 billion loan-authorization for New York City.
  • 10 Dec 1975 Terry Funk beats Jack Brisco in Miami Beach, Florida, to become NWA champion.
  • 11 Dec 1975 1st class postage rises from 10 cents to 13 cents
  • 12 Dec 1975 Gas stove explodes and starts fire killing 138 (Mecca, Saudi Arabia).
  • 13 Dec 1975 1st time Saturday Night Live uses a time delay (Richard Pryor hosts)
  • 14 Dec 1975 Treemonisha closes at Uris Theater NYC after 64 performances
  • 16 Dec 1975 1st broadcast of One Day at a Time on CBS TV
  • 17 Dec 1975 John Paul Stevens appointed to Supreme Court
  • 19 Dec 1975 Ron Wood joins music group The Rolling Stones.
  • 20 Dec 1975 Pope Paul VI namea J Willebrands archbishop of Utrecht.
  • 21 Dec 1975 Hello, Dolly closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 51 performances
  • 23 Dec 1975 Peter Seitz makes Andy Messersmith and Dave McNally free agents
  • 24 Dec 1975 Bernard Herrmann, American film composer (Born 1911)
  • 25 Dec 1975 Iron Maiden is formed by Steve Harris.
  • 26 Dec 1975 The Tupolev Tu-144 goes into service in Soviet Union.
  • 27 Dec 1975 Explosion at Chasnala Colliery collapses, drowning 350 (Dhanbad, India).
  • 28 Dec 1975 1st broadcast of radio Hilversum IV (classic music)
  • 29 Dec 1975 Eleven killed, 75 hurt by terrorist bomb at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, New York.
  • 30 Dec 1975 Boccaccio closes at Edison Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 31 Dec 1975 42nd Sugar Bowl: Alabama 13 beats Pennsylvania State 6.

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Movies

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Chhoti Si Baat

Chhoti Si Baat

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

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

For a Few Dollars More

For a Few Dollars More

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mario Brega

Country: United States of America

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta

Directed by: James McTeigue

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves, Stephen Rea

Country: United States of America

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Written by:

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson

Country: United States of America

The Revenant

The Revenant

Written by:

Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in December 1975?
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The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone

The Greek Treasure

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A fictionalized narrative of the derided by determined efforts of German traveler-archaeologist, Henry Schliemann, and his second wife, Sophia Engastromenos, to excavate the sites of Homeric Troy and ancient Mycenae

Angels by Billy Graham

Angels

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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 Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers

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Arthur Hailey’s #1 New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the bronze doors of a major American bank and into the secret world of big money Ben Roselli, president of First Mercantile American

In The Beginning by Chaim Potok

In The Beginning

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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.

Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow

Humboldt'S Gift

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“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.