History Trivia / SaturdayNightFever

28th Mar '16 1:40:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy
** John Travolta as Tony, obviously. But there's also a young [[Series/TheNanny Fran Drescher]] as Connie, whom Tony rebuffs on the dance floor.
** The mom from ''Series/EvenStevens'' gets date-raped.
** Denny Dillon from ''Dream On'' and ''Saturday Night Live'' wants to wipe Tony's brow.
16th Feb '16 5:54:09 PM Schroeder1174
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* TheRedStapler: As the main article say, the film created a nationwide craze for Disco music and Disco dancing (together with discotheques), while before Disco was mostly confined to the New York and Philadelphia black and gay communities. Also, Travolta's suit from the movie instantly became fashionable.

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* TheRedStapler: As the main article say, says, the film created a nationwide craze for Disco music and Disco dancing (together with discotheques), while before Disco was mostly confined to the New York and Philadelphia black and gay communities. Also, Travolta's suit from the movie instantly became fashionable.
2nd Feb '16 4:21:10 PM jameygamer
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* While ''Saturday Night Fever'' has become a classic, its sequel, ''Staying Alive'', came out after [[DeaderThanDisco disco died]], and was ripped to shreds by critics; one of them, Creator/RogerEbert, added ''Staying Alive'' to his [[RogerEbertMostHatedFilmList most hated movie list.]]
9th Jun '15 5:29:07 AM AnotherGuy
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* {{Defictionalization}}: The New York article on which the film was loosely based was bullshit, but ''Saturday Night Fever'' became the blueprint for nightlife in many cities.
2nd Jun '15 11:26:36 AM detachableface
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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: "Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night", a 1975 ''New Yorker'' article. Ironically, it turns out that the article was completely fabricated (Nik Cohn actually based it on his memories of the 60s Mod scene in the UK).

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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: "Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night", a 1975 1976 ''New Yorker'' York Magazine'' article. Ironically, it turns out that the article was completely fabricated (Nik Cohn actually based it on his memories of the 60s Mod scene in the UK).
7th Apr '15 9:50:29 PM DrOO7
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* AFIS100Years100Songs:
** #9, "Stayin' Alive"
23rd Dec '14 10:25:40 AM AnotherGuy
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* RetroactiveRecognition: Fran Drescher's first film role, in a minor part.
7th Dec '14 11:22:02 PM IshtarDragon
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece
29th Nov '14 8:02:40 PM Ezclee4050
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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: "Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night", a 1975 ''New Yorker'' article. Ironically, it turns out that the article was completely fabricated.

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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: "Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night", a 1975 ''New Yorker'' article. Ironically, it turns out that the article was completely fabricated.fabricated (Nik Cohn actually based it on his memories of the 60s Mod scene in the UK).
22nd Sep '14 2:55:08 PM Quag15
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* TheRedStapler: As the main article say, the film created a nationwide craze for Disco music and Disco dancing (together with discotheques), while before Disco was mostly confined to the New York and Philadelphia gay communities. Also, Travolta's suit from the movie instantly became fashionable.

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* TheRedStapler: As the main article say, the film created a nationwide craze for Disco music and Disco dancing (together with discotheques), while before Disco was mostly confined to the New York and Philadelphia black and gay communities. Also, Travolta's suit from the movie instantly became fashionable.
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