Saturday 4 January 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jill Marie Jones and Jill Jones.
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 Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Dog of Flanders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing pedit5 or Crash 'N Score.
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Which were the important events of 4 January 1975 ?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
- Jill Marie Jones: American actress.
- Jill Jones: TV Actress.
- Shane Carwin: American mixed martial artist and wrestler.
- Carlo Levi: Italian writer, artist, painter and political journalist.
- Good News closes at St. James Theater NYC after 16 performances
- Gypsy closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 120 performances
- Over Here closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 341 performances
- Ford Executive Order on CIA Activities within the US (No 11828)
- Montreal Canadiens shutout Washington Capitals 10-0.
- US President Gerald Ford signs Executive Order No. 11828 on US Central Intelligence Agency Activities within the US.
- Ice thickness measured at 4776m, Wilkes Land, Antarctica.
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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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