USA (United Nations) - Closure of the 27th session of the UN General Assembly. Speech by President of the General Assembly Trepchinskogo. USA - Demonstration of a small group of people in Chicago against the resumption of the bombing of the DRV. Interview wives of captured American pilots who are in the DRV. (USA) - The successful completion of the mission "Apollo-17" - splashdown in the Pacific Ocean and the arrival of the astronauts on the aircraft carrier. USA - The Return of Astronauts, "Apollo-17" at a checkpoint in Houston after the successful completion of the flight. USA. - Space complex at Cape Kennedy converted into a museum after completion of the flight to the moon. USA - Underwater race on tricycles. USA - Speech Acrobatic Troupe of China in Chicago. Switzerland - Statement of U.S. Representative J. Smith at the press conference following the announcement of a break in the negotiations between the Soviet Union and the United States in Geneva on the limitation of strategic arms. France - The head of the delegation of the DRV in the negotiations on Vietnam. Xuan Thuy threatened breakdown of the talks in protest against the resumption of the bombing of the DRV. England - A demonstration in London to protest against the resumption of the bombing of the DRV. England (North Ireland) - The devastation after the explosion last IRA bombs before the announcement of the "Christmas ceasefire '(Belfast). Italy - A mass demonstration in Rome "in the pouring rain" in protest against the resumption of the bombing of the DRV. Italy - Restore damaged sculpture of Michelangelo's "Pieta" in St. Peter's in Rome. DRV - Annals of 1971, the Minister of Defense of the DRV Vo Nguyen Giap (Post Saigon intelligence of his death). South Vietnam-The output of the last contingent of Australian troops. Philippines - President Marcos takes a military parade on the Day of the Armed Forces. Ghana - President Acheampong at the launch ceremony in the actions of the power line and the start of work on the expansion plant at Akosombo. Nicaragua - Managua earthquake. Destruction. Refugees leaving the city. Nicaragua - Arriving aircraft with a cargo of aid to victims of the ruined city of Managua.