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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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Music charts

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Movies

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The Stepford Wives

The Stepford Wives

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

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

Country: United States of America

Galileo

Galileo

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Topol, Edward Fox, Colin Blakely, Georgia Brown

Report to the Commissioner

Report to the Commissioner

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Milton Katselas

Starring: Michael Moriarty, Yaphet Kotto, Susan Blakely, Hector Elizondo

Flatfoot in Hong Kong

Flatfoot in Hong Kong

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Steno

Starring: Bud Spencer, Al Lettieri, Enzo Cannavale, Renato Scarpa

Shampoo

Shampoo

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Hal Ashby

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

Country: United States of America

Books

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Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

Helter Skelter

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1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

Harlequin by Morris West

Harlequin

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Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

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, …

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 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.