Thursday January 23, 1975

US date format: 1/23/1975, UK date format: 23/1/1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 23, 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 Tito Ortiz and Octave Klaba. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Please Mr. Postman by Carpenters. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. Report to the Commissioner, directed by Milton Katselas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Showdown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pursuit or pedit5.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai

Events

  • Barney Miller premieres on ABC TV

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Movies

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Report to the Commissioner

Report to the Commissioner

Directed by: Milton Katselas

Starring: Michael Moriarty, Yaphet Kotto, Susan Blakely, Hector Elizondo

Flatfoot in Hong Kong

Flatfoot in Hong Kong

Directed by: Steno

Starring: Bud Spencer, Al Lettieri, Enzo Cannavale, Renato Scarpa

Galileo

Galileo

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Topol, Edward Fox, Colin Blakely, Georgia Brown

The Beast

The Beast

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Sirpa Lane, Lisbeth Hummel, Elisabeth Kaza, Pierre Benedetti

Country: United States of America

Mr. Ricco

Mr. Ricco

Directed by: Paul Bogart

Starring: Dean Martin, Eugene Roche, Thalmus Rasulala, Denise Nicholas

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TV Series

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The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

The Sweeney

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Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

ZiB 2

ZiB 2

Khan!

Khan!

Typhelle et Tourteron

Typhelle et Tourteron

Days to next January 23

If January 23, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 8 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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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

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

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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 Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth

The Dogs Of War

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"Knocking off a bank or an armored truck is merely crude. Knocking off an entire republic has, I feel, a certain style." So says mining magnate Sir James Manson, a shadowy titan of London's financial district, who is scheming a …

The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

The Memory Book

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Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 23, 1975?

On January 23, 1975 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is January 23, 1975?

On January 23, 1975 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 23, 1975?

On January 23, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 23, 1975?

On January 23, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 23, 1975?

On January 23, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 23, 1975?

On January 23, 1975 several famous people were born including, Tito Ortiz, Octave Klaba, Kevin Alexander.

Which famous people died on January 23, 1975?

Famous people died on January 23, 1975 include, Karel Paul van der Mandele.

What was the number one song in January 23, 1975?

The number one song in the week of January 23, 1975 was Please Mr. Postman by Carpenters in US and Streets Of London by Ralph McTell in UK.

What were the top hits on January 23, 1975?

The top hits on January 23, 1975 were Please Mr. Postman by Carpenters, Laughter In The Rain by Neil Sedaka, Mandy by Barry Manilow in US and Streets Of London by Ralph McTell, Down Down by Status Quo, Ms Grace by The Tymes in UK.


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