Thursday 16 January 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gillian Iliana Waters and Taoufik Lachheb.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Mandy by Barry Manilow.
In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits.
Kurutta ippêji, directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Barney Miller.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash 'N Score or Doctor Pong.
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1975 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Gillian Iliana Waters: American actress.
- Taoufik Lachheb: French athlete, a pole vaulter (personal best at 5.72 metres), twin brother of Khalid Lachheb, also a pole vaulter.
- Khalid Lachheb: French athlete, a pole vaulter who set his personal best (5.
- Greg Strause: American visual effects creator.
- Anthony Taberna: Filipino journalist.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry Manilow - Mandy
- Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman
- Neil Sedaka - Laughter In The Rain
- Barry White - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
- Elton John - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
- Stevie Wonder - Boogie On Reggae Woman
- Paul McCartney - Junior's Farm
- Paul Anka - One Man Woman/One Woman Man
- Donny and Marie Osmond - Morning Side Of The Mountain
- Gloria Gaynor - Never Can Say Goodbye
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