The 4th of April, 1975, fell on a Friday. Day 94 of 1975. Decade: 1970s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 4th of April, 1975:
Microsoft is founded.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of April, 1975:
United States: Loving You - Minnie Ripperton
United Kingdom: Bye Bye Baby - Bay City Rollers
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 4th of April, 1975.
1975 in music.
Billboard-topping music artists in 1975 included The Eagles, The Elton John Band, Glen Campbell, John Denver, KC and the Sunshine Band, Stevie Wonder, Frankie Valli, Minnie Riperton, The Bee Gees and Freddy Fender.
"American women" were named as the Time Person of the Year in 1975. This cover symbolized the new consciousness of women and their changing roles in American society.
1975 in movies.
Movies released in 1975 included Jaws, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Dog Day Afternoon, Shampoo, The Return of the Pink Panther, Funny Lady, The Apple Dumpling Gang, "Aloha, Bobby and Rose", The Other Side of the Mountain, Barry Lyndon, Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Death Race 2000.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of April:
4th of April, 1977: 72 people die when Southern Airways Flight 242 crashes in New Hope, Georgia.
4th of April, 1989: Partly-free parliamentary elections are announced in Poland, bringing an end to one-party Communist rule.
4th of April, 1993: WrestleMania IX: Bret Hart loses to Yokozuna at Caesars Palace in Paradise, Nevada.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
The Jeffersons - TV show about an African- American couple that have moved into an upscale high-rise building.
Baretta - Starring Robert Blake as street-wise detective Tony Baretta.
The Rockford Files - TV show about a Private Detective that was previously jailed for a crime that he didn't commit.
Little House on the Prairie - TV show that was set in the 1870s.
Good Times - American sitcom about a family living in a poor, black neighborhood in inner-city Chicago.
Happy Days - TV show that is set in the 1950s / 1960s in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Kojak - TV show about a bald New York detective.
Barnaby Jones - Television series about a Private Detective and his widowed daughter-in-law.
Last of the Summer Wine - British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.
M*A*S*H - TV series about an American military medical unit during the Korean War.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of April, 1975.
16,266 days have passed since this date.
1,405,382,400 seconds have passed since the 4th of April, 1975.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,639,612,800 times.
Since the 4th of April, 1975, earth has travelled approximately 725,177,318,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 234,230,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 120,862,886 steps. That's about 53,717 miles!
Since this date, 16,864,589 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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