The 16th of August, 1975, fell on a Saturday. Day 228 of 1975. Decade: 1970s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 16th of August, 1975:
American serial killer Ted Bundy is arrested for the first time.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of August, 1975:
United States: Jive Talking - Bee Gees
United Kingdom: Can't Give You Anything - Stylistics
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 16th of August, 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 16th of August:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Starsky & Hutch - Detectives David Starsky and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson protect the streets of Bay City.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of August, 1975.
16,186 days have passed since this date.
1,398,474,000 seconds have passed since the 16th of August, 1975.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,631,553,000 times.
Since the 16th of August, 1975, earth has travelled approximately 721,612,584,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 233,079,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 120,268,764 steps. That's about 53,453 miles!
Since this date, 16,781,688 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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