Sunday 26 January 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Frankie Rayder and Brett Banducci.
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 Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Barney Miller.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Panther or Doctor Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 26 January 1975 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Frankie Rayder: American model.
- Brett Banducci: American musician, a violist beginning his career with local orchestras.
- Lubov Orlova: Actress (Moscow Laughs, Man of Music, Tanya), dies at 72.
- Immaculata University defeats the University of Maryland 80-48 in the first nationally televised women's basketball game in the United States. quotWomen Cagers Make TV Debutquot, ''Ocala (FL) Star-Bannerquot, January 27, 1975, p2B
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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?