Wednesday 1 January 1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John.
In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits.
Kurutta ippêji, directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1975 ?
- Sonali Bendre: Indian model and actress.
- Fernando Tatis: Dominican baseball player.
- Bengt Saeternes: Norwegian footballer.
- Federico Basso: Italian comic and television writer.
- Eiichiro Oda: Japanese manga artist.
- Becky Kellar: Ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Olympics - 1998)
- Chris Anstey: American basketball player, a center for the Chicago Bulls.
- Myriam Lamare: French boxer who won various boxing world titles such as the WBA, WBF and IBF.
- Mohamed Albuflasa: Bahraini poet and activist
- Joe Cannon: American soccer player and sportscaster
- Becky Kellar-Duke: Canadian ice hockey player
- Bengt Sæternes: Norwegian footballer and manager
- Fernando Tatís: Dominican baseball player
- Arthur Pierson: Actor / director (Hat Check Girl), dies at 73.
- Haldeman, Ehrlichman, Mitchell and Mardian convicted of Watergate crime
- Private ownership of gold is legalized in the USA.
- Sweden adopts its constitution.
- Chief of Staff Harry Haldeman, Ehrlichman, Mitchell and Mardian convicted of Watergate crime.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
- Neil Sedaka - Laughter In The Rain
- Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman
- Barry Manilow - Mandy
- Barry White - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
- Stevie Wonder - Boogie On Reggae Woman
- Paul McCartney - Junior's Farm
- Ringo Starr - Only You
- Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
- Helen Reddy - Angie Baby
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?