Wednesday 1 January 1975, NewYear’s Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Becky Kellar and Sonali Bendre.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John.
In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits.
Kurutta ippêji, directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Dog of Flanders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Destruction Derby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1975 ?
- Becky Kellar: Ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Olympics - 1998).
- Sonali Bendre: Indian model and actress.
- Bengt Saeternes: Norwegian footballer.
- Fernando Tatis: Dominican baseball player.
- Chris Anstey: American basketball player, a center for the Chicago Bulls.
- Federico Basso: Italian comic and television writer.
- Myriam Lamare: French boxer who won various boxing world titles such as the WBA, WBF and IBF.
- Eiichiro Oda: Japanese manga artist
- Mohamed Albuflasa: Bahraini poet and activist
- Joe Cannon: American soccer player and sportscaster
- Becky Kellar-Duke: Canadian ice hockey player
- Bengt Sæternes: Norwegian footballer and manager
- Fernando Tatís: Dominican baseball player
- Arthur Pierson: Actor / director (Hat Check Girl), dies at 73.
- Haldeman, Ehrlichman, Mitchell and Mardian convicted of Watergate crime
- 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.
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
- 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
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