Wednesday 29 January 1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Maarten Kerkhof soccer player (Vitesse and Lorraine Magwenzi.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Laughter In The Rain by Neil Sedaka.
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 Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Barney Miller.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or pedit5.
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Which were the important events of 29 January 1975 ?
- Maarten Kerkhof soccer player (Vitesse: De Graafschap).
- Lorraine Magwenzi: Miss Zimbabwe-Universe (1997).
- Sara Gilbert in Santa Monica: California; actress (Darlene - Roseanne, Poison Ivy).
- Kelly Packard in Glendale: California, USA; actress (Tiffani Smith - California Dreams).
- Sara Gilbert: American actress and member of a theatrical family, sister of actress Melissa Gilbert.
- Orestis Makris: Greek actor and tenor (d. 1975).
- Men on the Moon opens at Little Theater NYC for 5 performances
- 1st Annual Comedy Awards of the Year hosted by Alan King
- W I win Fifth Test against India to take exciting series 3-2
- The Weather Underground bombs the U.S. State Department main office in Washington, D.C..
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Neil Sedaka - Laughter In The Rain
- Ohio Players - Fire
- Stevie Wonder - Boogie On Reggae Woman
- Linda Ronstadt - You're No Good
- AWB - Pick Up The Pieces
- Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman
- Barry Manilow - Mandy
- Donny and Marie Osmond - Morning Side Of The Mountain
- Eagles - Best Of My Love
- Grand Funk - Some Kind Of Wonderful
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