#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Wednesday 15 January 1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mary Pierce and Marc Cartwright. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Mandy by Barry Manilow. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. Kurutta ippêji, directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Dog of Flanders. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gun Fight or Indy 800.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1975 or at January 15 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 15 January 1975 and get them!

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Sweeney

Written by: Ian Kennedy Martin

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

Lucky Feller

Starring: David Jason, Cheryl Hall, Peter Armitage, Pat Heywood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Shari Show

Written by: Shari Lewis, Jeremy Tarcher

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

More info

EBC1: Emu's Broadcasting Company

Starring: Tom Chatto, Billy Dainty, Rod Hull, Barbara New

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Here Comes Mumfie

Written by: Katherine Tozer

Starring: Judy Bennett, Charles Collingwood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Kurutta ippêji

Directed by: Teinosuke Kinugasa

Starring: Masuo Inoue, Yoshie Nakagawa, Ayako Iijima

Country: United States

Black Christmas

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder

Country: United States

More info

The Man with the Golden Gun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland

Country: United States

More info

The Front Page

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

More info

Young Frankenstein

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 15 January 1975!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mary Pierce: French-Canadian tennis star, the youngest ever to turn pro before 1990.
  • Marc Cartwright: American photographer and cinematographer.
  • 9th Wonder: American rapper and producer (Little Brother).
See other famous people born on 15 January
Facts:
  • Space Mountain opens at Disneyland in Anaheim, California.

Where were your ancestors 100 years before 15 January 1975

Discover their stories. Preserve your legacy.

Our team of professional genealogists provide full-service genealogical research for clients worldwide, helping them discover their roots and personal history through records, narratives, and DNA.

Request a free consultation

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 15 January 1975 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1975?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. John Laragh -- Jan. 13, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8416
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Faisal, Man of the Year -- Jan. 6, 1975

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carré

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

More info

Harlequin

By: Morris West

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.

More info

Something Happened

By: Joseph Heller

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.

More info

The Ebony Tower

By: John Fowles

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.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

More info

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

More info
Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 15 January 1975 is such a special date for you!