Saturday 11 January 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Matteo Renzi and Venetian Snares.
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.
Kurutta ippêji, directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Harlequin by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Krempoli - Ein Platz für wilde Kinder.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gun Fight or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 January 1975 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Matteo Renzi: Italian politician.
- Venetian Snares
- Jacky Verbeek: Dutch soccer player (RKC).
- Brad Badger: guard (Washington Redskins).
- Rory Fitzpatrick: Rochester -- NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens).
- Dan Luger: English rugby player and coach.
- Max Lorenz: German heldentenor famous for Wagner roles (Born 1901).
- Soyuz 17 carries two cosmonauts to space station Salyut 4.
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
- Paul McCartney - Junior's Farm
- Neil Sedaka - Laughter In The Rain
- Barry Manilow - Mandy
- Ringo Starr - Only You
- Stevie Wonder - Boogie On Reggae Woman
- Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman
- Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
- Paul Anka - One Man Woman/One Woman Man
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
- Mud - Lonely This Christmas
- Ralph McTell - Streets Of London
- Laurel & Hardy With The Avalon Boys featuring Chill Wills - The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- Status Quo - Down Down
- Kenny - The Bump
- Greg Lake - I Believe In Father Christmas
- Wombles - Wombling Merry Christmas
- The Stylistics - Na Na Is The Saddest Word
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