Monday 6 January 1975
It was Monday, 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 Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen 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 6 January 1975 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Vincent Niclo: French tenor or lyrical baritone, widely known for having sung with the Red Army Choir.
- Yukana : Japanese voice actress and singer.
- James Farrior: linebacker (New York Jets).
- Jason King: English radio and television host.
- Laura Berg: Whittier, California -- Softball outfielder (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Noel Madison: Actor (Jitterbugs, Black Raven), dies at 77.
- AM America, premieres on ABC-TV with Bill Beutel as host
- Wheel Of Fortune, debuts on NBC-tv
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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
- Paul Anka - One Man Woman/One Woman Man
- Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
- Laurel & Hardy With The Avalon Boys featuring Chill Wills - The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- Greg Lake - I Believe In Father Christmas
- The Stylistics - Na Na Is The Saddest Word
- Mud - Lonely This Christmas
- Ralph McTell - Streets Of London
- Status Quo - Down Down
- Kenny - The Bump
- Wombles - Wombling Merry Christmas
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