What Happened on December 13, 1975

Historical Events

Film & TV History

1st time "Saturday Night Live" uses a time delay, Richard Pryor hosts

Election of Interest

Australian Federal Election - Liberals with coalition under Malcolm Fraser win largest ever parliamentary majority

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • West Indian cricket opener Roy Fredericks smashes 169 in 2nd Test win v Australia in Perth; hundred in 71 balls

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt LeCroy, American baseball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Belton, South Carolina
  • Tom DeLonge, American guitarist (blink-182, Angels & Airwaves), born in Poway, California

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Delevanti, British actor (Soylent Green, The Night of the Iguana), dies at 88
  • Hendrik Johan Kruls, Dutch general and chief military authority (1944-46), dies at 73
1975 Highlights

About December 13, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Fly, Robin, Fly - Silver Convention
  • UK #1 Song: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen