Sunday January 12, 1975

US date format: 1/12/1975, UK date format: 12/1/1975

The day of the week was Sunday, under the astrological sign of Capricorn (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on January 12, 1975).

Famous birthdays on this day include Jocelyn Thibault in MontrTal and Chase Hampton in Oklahoma City.

The number one song in US was Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John. Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was #1 song in the UK.

Salon Kitty, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1975 while Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Sweeney. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or Jet Fighter.

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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January 12, 1975 Events

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Historical Events

  • Super Bowl IX: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Minnesota Vikings, 16-6 in New Orleans, Louisiana; Most Valuable Player: Franco Harris, Running Back.
  • Chrysler Corp offers first car rebates.

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January 12, 1975 Famous Birthdays


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How old am I?

If January 12, 1975 is your birthday you are 48 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on January 12.

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January 12, 1975 Famous Deaths


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Salon Kitty

Salon Kitty

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Helmut Berger, Ingrid Thulin, Teresa Ann Savoy, John Steiner

Country: United States of America

Zorro

Zorro

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Duccio Tessari

Starring: Alain Delon, Enzo Cerusico, Ottavia Piccolo, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Adriana Asti, Giampiero Albertini, Stanley Baker, Marino Masé, Moustache , Paulino Rita

Country: Italy

The Great McGonagall

The Great McGonagall

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Joseph McGrath

Starring: Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Julia Foster, John Bluthal

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Milos Forman

Anari

Anari

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Asit Sen

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 12, 1975?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
  2. - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
  3. - Junior's Farm
  4. - Laughter In The Rain
  5. - Mandy

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Streets Of London
  2. - Down Down
  3. - Ms Grace
  4. - Lonely This Christmas
  5. - The Bump

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Kung Fu Fighting
  2. - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
  3. - Boogie On Reggae Woman
  4. - From His Woman To You
  5. - Fire
Sport Games on January 12, 1975

Sport Games on January 12, 1975


NFL

American Football
  • Minnesota Vikings - Pittsburgh Steelers : 6 - 16
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TV Series

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The Sweeney

The Sweeney

Release year: 1975

Written by:

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

Release year: 1974

The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

The Sweeney

Release year: 1974

Written by:

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

How old am I?

If January 12, 1975 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

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The Modern Library selected Ragtime as one of the 100 greatest novels of all-time. Published in 1975, Ragtime revolutionized our notion of what a novel can be.

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Watership Down

By:

Watership Down, Richard Adams's classic novel about Watership Down has been a worldwide bestseller for over forty years.

Curtain by Agatha Christie

Curtain

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Harper Collins is now home to the Queen of Mystery! Agatha Christie is the acknowledged mistress in suspense. She's the creator of Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot in Belgium, as well as many other memorable characters. Her entire collection of …

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

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Hitler orders Hitler to do the impossible as the Allies begin to turn the tide of war. He will either kidnap Winston Churchill or kill him.

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking

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. 1974, 205pp

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 12, 1975?

On January 12, 1975 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 12, 1975?

On January 12, 1975 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 12, 1975?

On January 12, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 12, 1975?

On January 12, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 12, 1975?

On January 12, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 12, 1975?

On January 12, 1975 several famous people were born including, Jocelyn Thibault in MontrTal, Chase Hampton in Oklahoma City, Jocelyn Thibault.

Which famous people died on January 12, 1975?

Famous people died on January 12, 1975 include, Caryn Campbell disappears from Snowmass.

What was the number one song in January 12, 1975?

The number one song in the week of January 12, 1975 was Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John in US and Streets Of London by Ralph McTell in UK.

What were the top hits on January 12, 1975?

The top hits on January 12, 1975 were Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John, You're The First, The Last, My Everything by Barry White, Junior's Farm by Paul McCartney in US and Streets Of London by Ralph McTell, Down Down by Status Quo, Ms Grace by The Tymes in UK.