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..
Which were the important events of January 29, 1975?
- 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..
- Orestis Makris: Greek actor and tenor (d. 1975).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 29, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Neil Sedaka - Laughter In The Rain
- Ohio Players - Fire
- Stevie Wonder - Boogie On Reggae Woman
- Linda Ronstadt - You're No Good
- AWB - Pick Up The Pieces
- Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman
- Barry Manilow - Mandy
- Donny and Marie Osmond - Morning Side Of The Mountain
- Eagles - Best Of My Love
- Grand Funk - Some Kind Of Wonderful
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ohio Players - Fire
- The Temptations - Happy People
- Love Unlimited - I Belong To You
- Lamont Dozier - Let Me Start Tonite
- Kool & The Gang - Rhyme Tyme People
- Smokey Robinson - I Am I Am
- The Manhattans - Don't Take Your Love
- Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces
- The Miracles - Don't Cha Love It
- Carol Douglas - Doctor's Orders
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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.