Thursday 2 January 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dax Shepard and Raza Jaffrey.
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 All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot 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 pedit5.
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 in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 2 January 1975 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Dax Shepard: American actor.
- Raza Jaffrey
- Mathilde Lebrequier
- David Sandström: Swedish singer-songwriter and drummer (Refused AC4 and Final Exit).
- Jeff Suppan: American baseball player.
- Reuben Thorne: New Zealand rugby player.
- Doug Robb: American singer (Hoobastank).
- Chris Cheney: Australian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (The Living End and The Wrights).
- US Department of Interior designates grizzly bear a threatened species.
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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?