Wednesday January 01, 1975, NewYear’s Day
US date format: 1/1/1975, UK date format: 1/1/1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Sonali Bendre and Chris Anstey.
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.
Anari, directed by Asit Sen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Ebony Tower by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 01, 1975?
- 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.
- Arthur Pierson: Actor / director (Hat Check Girl), dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 01, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
- Barry White - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
- Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
- Paul McCartney - Junior's Farm
- Neil Sedaka - Laughter In The Rain
- Helen Reddy - Angie Baby
- Ringo Starr - Only You
- Stevie Wonder - Boogie On Reggae Woman
- Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman
- Barry Manilow - Mandy
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
- Mud - Lonely This Christmas
- Laurel & Hardy With The Avalon Boys featuring Chill Wills - The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine
- Ralph McTell - Streets Of London
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- Status Quo - Down Down
- Greg Lake - I Believe In Father Christmas
- Kenny - The Bump
- The Stylistics - Na Na Is The Saddest Word
- Wombles - Wombling Merry Christmas
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 01If January 01, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 8 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 7 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?