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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 23, 1975?
- 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). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Barney Miller premieres on ABC TV
- Karel Paul van der Mandele: director (Rotterdam Bank), dies at age...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 23, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman
- Neil Sedaka - Laughter In The Rain
- Barry Manilow - Mandy
- Ohio Players - Fire
- Stevie Wonder - Boogie On Reggae Woman
- Linda Ronstadt - You're No Good
- Paul Anka - One Man Woman/One Woman Man
- Donny and Marie Osmond - Morning Side Of The Mountain
- Gloria Gaynor - Never Can Say Goodbye
- AWB - Pick Up The Pieces
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ohio Players - Fire
- Barry White - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
- Bobby Bland - I Wouldn't Treat A Dog (The Way You Treated Me)
- Love Unlimited - I Belong To You
- Barbara Mason - From His Woman To You
- The Temptations - Happy People
- The Manhattans - Don't Take Your Love
- Eddie Kendricks - One Tear
- Lamont Dozier - Let Me Start Tonite
- Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 23If 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.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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.