Thursday January 30, 1975
US date format: 1/30/1975, UK date format: 30/1/1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 30, 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 Juninho Pernambucano and Yumi Yoshimura.
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 Jet Fighter or Pursuit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 30, 1975?
- The Monitor National Marine Sanctuary is established as the first United States National Marine Sanctuary.
- Boris Blacher: German composer (Purloined Letter), dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 30, 1975?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial
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
Make this day unforgettable
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial
Days to next January 30If January 30, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 7 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 6 days.
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free
What videogames would you be playing back in the days?