Tuesday 7 January 1975
It was Tuesday, 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 7 January 1975 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Hossein Derakhshan: Iranian-Canadian journalist and blogger.
- Yūko Nakamura: Japanese actress.
- Shawn Phelan: American actor (d. 1998).
- Robert Norman Waddell in Cambridge: New Zealand; single scull rower (Olympics-1996).
- Shenandoah opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 1050 performances
- Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to AR Ammons (Sphere)
- Led Zeppelin fans riot before Boston concert, causing US$30,000 damage.
- OPEC agrees to raise crude oil prices by 10%.
- Ella Grasso becomes Governor of Connecticut, the first female U.S. governor who did not succeed her husband.
- U.S. President Gerald Ford appoints Vice President Nelson Rockefeller to head a special commission looking into alleged domestic abuses by the CIA.
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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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 7 January 1975 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?