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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 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.

But much more happened on January 1975: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1975?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1975 Private ownership of gold is legalized in the USA.
  • 02 Jan 1975 US Department of Interior designates grizzly bear a threatened species.
  • 04 Jan 1975 Good News closes at St. James Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 05 Jan 1975 Wiz opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1672 performances
  • 06 Jan 1975 AM America, premieres on ABC-TV with Bill Beutel as host
  • 07 Jan 1975 Shenandoah opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 1050 performances
  • 08 Jan 1975 US Judge Sirica orders release of Watergate's John W Dean III, Herbert W Kalmbach and Jeb Stuart Magruder from prison.
  • 09 Jan 1975 600 employees of Royal Canadian Mint go on strike.
  • 11 Jan 1975 Soyuz 17 carries two cosmonauts to space station Salyut 4.
  • 12 Jan 1975 Super Bowl IX: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Minnesota Vikings, 16-6 in New Orleans, Louisiana; Most Valuable Player: Franco Harris, Running Back.
  • 14 Jan 1975 USSR breaks trade agreement with US.
  • 15 Jan 1975 Space Mountain opens at Disneyland in Anaheim, California.
  • 18 Jan 1975 Jeffersons spinoff from All in the Family premieres on CBS
  • 19 Jan 1975 Thomas Hart Benton, American painter (Born 1889)
  • 20 Jan 1975 5th NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 17-10.
  • 21 Jan 1975 28th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 7-1 at MontrTal.
  • 22 Jan 1975 Landsat 2, an Earth Resources Technology Satellite, launched
  • 23 Jan 1975 Barney Miller premieres on ABC TV
  • 24 Jan 1975 Hot l Baltimore situation comedy premieres on ABC TV
  • 26 Jan 1975 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
  • 28 Jan 1975 8th ABA All-Star Game: East 151 beats West 124 at San Antonio.
  • 29 Jan 1975 Men on the Moon opens at Little Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 30 Jan 1975 The Monitor National Marine Sanctuary is established as the first United States National Marine Sanctuary.
  • 31 Jan 1975 John Lennon releases #9 Dream
  • 02 Jan 1975 At the opening of a new railway line, a bomb blast at Samastipur, Bihar, India, fatally wounds Lalit Narayan Mishra, Minister of Railways.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in January 1975?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
  2. - Mandy
  3. - Please Mr. Postman
  4. - Laughter In The Rain
  5. - You're The First, The Last, My Everything

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Bohemian Rhapsody
  2. - Lonely This Christmas
  3. - Streets Of London
  4. - The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine
  5. - Down Down

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in January 1975?

Curtain by Agatha Christie

Curtain

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Harper Collins is now home to the Queen of Mystery! Agatha Christie is the acknowledged mistress in suspense. She's the creator of Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot in Belgium, as well as many other memorable characters. Her entire collection of …

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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The New York Times bestseller author of The Spy Who Came In from the Cold and The Night Manager. Now a TV series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carre's latest novel, A Legacy of Spies is now available.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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The New York Times bestseller author of The Spy Who Came In from the Cold and The Night Manager. Now a TV series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carre's latest novel, A Legacy of Spies is now available.

All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot

All Things Bright And Beautiful

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When we published James Herriot’s All Creatures Great and Small two years ago, we called it "miracle between the covers". Alfred Ames wrote:

The Ebony Tower by John Fowles

The Ebony Tower

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The Ebony Tower consists of a novella and three stories. It also includes a translation from a medieval French tale. This book explores the tangled relationships between love, hate, pleasure, pain, reality, fantasy, and reality.