14th of January, 1975

The 14th of January, 1975, fell on a Tuesday. Day 14 of 1975. Decade: 1970s.

45 years, 4 months and 13 days have passed since the 14th of January, 1975.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 14th of January, 1975:

  • 17-year-old Lesley Whittle is kidnapped in Shropshire, England.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 14th of January, 1975:

  • United States: Mandy - Barry Manilow
  • United Kingdom: Down Down - Status Quo

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 14th of January, 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.

    "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.

  • Judy Collins - "Send in the Clowns"

    "Send in the Clowns" by Judy Collins would go on to win a Grammy for 1975's Song of the Year.

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1975.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 45 years, 4 months and 13 days have passed since the 14th of January, 1975.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 1975.
  • Leap Year: 1975 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 14th of January, 1975, will be 45 years of age.
  • People born in 1975 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 158889600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 14th of January, 1975:

  • 23rd of December, 1974: Mary Rachel Trlica (17), Lisa Renee Wilson (14), and Julie Ann Moseley (9) go missing while Christmas shopping at the Seminary South Shopping Center in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • 27th of December, 1974: 21-year-old Joanne Elaine Coughlin goes missing from Youngstown, Ohio.
  • 1st of January, 1975: John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are found guilty of the Watergate cover-up.
  • 6th of January, 1975: The first episode of Wheel of Fortune is aired.
  • 12th of January, 1975: Super Bowl IX: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Minnesota Vikings at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans.
  • 18th of January, 1975: The first episode of "The Jeffersons" is aired.
  • 11th of February, 1975: Margaret Thatcher becomes the leader of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom.
  • 13th of February, 1975: A fire breaks out on the 11th floor in the North Tower of the World Trade Center.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 14th of January, 1975, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1975 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 14th of January, 1975 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Rockford Files - TV show about a Private Detective that was previously jailed for a crime that he didn't commit.
  • Kolchak: The Night Stalker - A journalist investigates the supernatural.
  • 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.
  • Maude - Sitcom starring Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay. Spin-off of All in the Family.
  • Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.
  • Upstairs, Downstairs - British drama series about the aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.

1975 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1975.

"The New Adventures of Gilligan" - "Happy Days" - "Star Trek: The Animated Series" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "All in the Family" - "Sesame Street" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1975 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1975:

  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Connect Four
  • Magna Doodle
  • Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
  • Baby Alive (doll)
  • Shrinky Dinks
  • Magnavox Odyssey
  • Kenner SSP Racers
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Weebles
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Frisbee
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 14th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 14th of January, 1975.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 14th of January, 1975 was probably conceived around the 6th of April, 1974. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 14th of January, 1975 is the 24th of October, 1975. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Pong - Table tennis game.

14th of January

Events that have occurred on the 14th of January:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 14th of January, 1975.

  • 16,571 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,431,730,800 seconds have passed since the 14th of January, 1975.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,670,352,600 times.
  • Since the 14th of January, 1975, earth has travelled approximately 738,773,092,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 238,621,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 123,128,849 steps. That's about 54,724 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,180,770 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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