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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

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Movies

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The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin

Country: United States of America

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

The Shop Around the Corner

The Shop Around the Corner

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

Country: United States of America

La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux

Country: United States of America

Diabolique

Diabolique

Directed by: Henri-Georges Clouzot

Starring: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel

Country: United States of America

Books

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Curtain by Agatha Christie

Curtain

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room …

The Ebony Tower by John Fowles

The Ebony Tower

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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.

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 Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh

The Choirboys

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Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, …