Sunday January 26, 1975

US date format: 1/26/1975, UK date format: 26/1/1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 26, 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 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. 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 Destruction Derby or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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
  • Polycarp
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Events

  • 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

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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

TV Series

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The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

The Sweeney

Written by:

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 26

If January 26, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 8 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

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:

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking

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. 1974, 205pp

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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Gun Fight

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 26, 1975?

On January 26, 1975 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 26, 1975?

On January 26, 1975 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 26, 1975?

On January 26, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 26, 1975?

On January 26, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 26, 1975?

On January 26, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 26, 1975?

On January 26, 1975 several famous people were born including, Frankie Rayder, Brett Banducci.

Which famous people died on January 26, 1975?

Famous people died on January 26, 1975 include, Lubov Orlova.

What was the number one song in January 26, 1975?

The number one song in the week of January 26, 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 26, 1975?

The top hits on January 26, 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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