Wednesday January 29, 1975

US date format: 1/29/1975, UK date format: 29/1/1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 29, 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 Sara Gilbert and Kelly Packard. 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. The Stepford Wives, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Showdown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Men on the Moon opens at Little Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1st Annual Comedy Awards of the Year hosted by Alan King
  • The Weather Underground bombs the U.S. State Department main office in Washington, D.C..

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Movies

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The Stepford Wives

The Stepford Wives

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson, Nanette Newman

Country: United States of America

Shampoo

Shampoo

Directed by: Hal Ashby

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

Country: United States of America

Lepke

Lepke

Directed by: Menahem Golan

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

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

TV Series

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The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

The Sweeney

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Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Klabb og Babb

Klabb og Babb

A simple vista

A simple vista

The Unisexers

The Unisexers

Days to next January 29

If January 29, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 7 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Something Happened

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Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking

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. 1974, 205pp

A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan

A Bridge Too Far

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The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 29, 1975?

On January 29, 1975 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 29, 1975?

On January 29, 1975 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 29, 1975?

On January 29, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 29, 1975?

On January 29, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 29, 1975?

On January 29, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 29, 1975?

On January 29, 1975 several famous people were born including, Sara Gilbert, Kelly Packard, Rachel Uchitel.

Which famous people died on January 29, 1975?

Famous people died on January 29, 1975 include, Orestis Makris.

What was the number one song in January 29, 1975?

The number one song in the week of January 29, 1975 was Laughter In The Rain by Neil Sedaka in US and Streets Of London by Ralph McTell in UK.

What were the top hits on January 29, 1975?

The top hits on January 29, 1975 were Laughter In The Rain by Neil Sedaka, Fire by Ohio Players, Boogie On Reggae Woman by Stevie Wonder 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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