Sunday January 05, 1975

US date format: 1/5/1975, UK date format: 5/1/1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 5, 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 Bradley Cooper and Kylie Bax. In that special week of January people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Anari, directed by Asit Sen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Pong or pedit5.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1975, at January 05 across the years or at January 1975 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.

Events

  • Wiz opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1672 performances
  • 14 die when British freighter Lake Illawarra rams pylon bridge between Derwent and Hobart, Tasmania and ship sinks
  • Salyut 4 with crew of 2 is launched for 30 days
  • The Tasman Bridge in Tasmania, Australia, is struck by the bulk ore carrier Lake Illawarra, killing twelve people.
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Famous Deaths

  • : Houston Astros' pitcher, dies at age 29...

Movies

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Anari

Anari

Directed by: Asit Sen

Starring: Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Moushumi Chatterjee, Kabir Bedi

The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle

Country: United States of America

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge

Country: Germany

Vincent, François, Paul and the Others

Vincent, François, Paul and the Others

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Yves Montand, Michel Piccoli, Serge Reggiani, Gérard Depardieu

TV Series

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The Sweeney

The Sweeney

Written by:

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

The Smothers Brothers Show

The Smothers Brothers Show

The Jeffersons

The Jeffersons

Days to next January 05

If January 05, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 11 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ebony Tower by John Fowles

The Ebony Tower

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The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Something Happened

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Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot

All Things Bright And Beautiful

By:

Two years ago when we published James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, we called it a "miracle between covers." In the first major review of the book, Alfred Ames said:

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

By:

Bermuda Triangle

Harlequin by Morris West

Harlequin

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Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Gun Fight

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 05, 1975?

On January 05, 1975 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 05, 1975?

On January 05, 1975 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 05, 1975?

On January 05, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 05, 1975?

On January 05, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 05, 1975?

On January 05, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 05, 1975?

On January 05, 1975 several famous people were born including, Bradley Cooper, Kylie Bax, Félix Marquardt.

Which famous people died on January 05, 1975?

Famous people died on January 05, 1975 include, Don Wilson.

What was the number one song in January 05, 1975?

The number one song in the week of January 05, 1975 was Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen in UK.

What were the top hits on January 05, 1975?

The top hits on January 05, 1975 were Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John, You're The First, The Last, My Everything by Barry White, Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, Lonely This Christmas by Mud, Streets Of London by Ralph McTell in UK.


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