Tuesday January 28, 1975

US date format: 1/28/1975, UK date format: 28/1/1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 28, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lee Latchford-Evans and Terri Conn. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Laughter In The Rain by Neil Sedaka. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. Shampoo, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Showdown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, Lee Grant

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Tony Curtis, Anjanette Comer, Michael Callan, Warren Berlinger

Report to the Commissioner

Directed by: Milton Katselas

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

Flatfoot in Hong Kong

Directed by: Steno

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


Directed by: Joseph Losey

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 28, 1975?


  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas


  • 8th ABA All-Star Game: East 151 beats West 124 at San Antonio.

    Famous Deaths

  • Ola Raknes: Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist...

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

Written by: Ian Kennedy Martin

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Klabb og Babb

A simple vista

The Unisexers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

Helter Skelter

By: Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

The Ebony Tower

By: John Fowles

The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.


By: Morris West

Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

The Woman He Loved

By: Ralph G. Martin

Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of Britain and Edward VIII, King of Great Britain biography of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor 1972

All Things Bright And Beautiful

By: James Herriot

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:


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Gun Fight

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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