What Happened on January 30, 1975

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Ernő Rubik applies for a patent for his "Magic Cube" invention, later to be known as a Rubik's cube

Famous Birthdays

  • Juninho Pernambucano, Brazilian footballer, born in Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Yumi Yoshimura, Japanese singer (Puffy Amiyumi), born in Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Boris Blacher, German composer (Purloined Letter), dies at 72
1975 Highlights

About January 30, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Laughter In The Rain - Neil Sedaka
  • UK #1 Song: January - Pilot