Friday 24 January 1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Danielle Connors and Ronald Gomez.
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.
Kurutta ippêji, directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Barney Miller.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Pong or Jet Fighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 January 1975 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Danielle Connors: Miss Virginia-USA (1996).
- Ronald Gomez: Costa Rican footballer.
- Isobel Cooper: English singer.
- Rónald Gómez: Costa Rican footballer and manager.
- Lucy Montgomery: English actress and screenwriter.
- Larry Fine: American actor and comedian (Born 1902).
- Hot l Baltimore situation comedy premieres on ABC TV
- Fastest Earth-bound object, 7200 kph, in vacuum centrifuge, England.
- Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett plays the solo improvisation 'The Köln Concert' at the Cologne Opera, which, recorded live, becomes the best-selling piano recording in history.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1975 ?
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
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