January 30th, 1975

January 30th, 1975, fell on a Thursday. It was day 30 of 1975. The decade was the 1970s.

45 years, 11 months and 24 days have passed since January 30th, 1975.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 30th, 1975:

  • United States: Laughter In The Rain - Neil Sedaka
  • United Kingdom: January - Pilot

Take Me Back!

The date is January 30th, 1975 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. In America, the song Laughter In The Rain by Neil Sedaka is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, January by Pilot is the number one hit song. Gerald Ford is currently the President of the United States and Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Because it's 1975, the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Billy Swan, 10cc, Alain Barriere, Morris Albert, the Salsoul Orchestra, Captain & Tennille, Elton John and David Bowie.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Upstairs, Downstairs", "M*A*S*H", "The Rockford Files" and "The Jeffersons". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pong", "Space Race", "Gotcha" and "Tank". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "The Pink Panther Show", "Star Trek: The Animated Series" and "The New Adventures of Gilligan".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Battleship (game)", "G.I. Joe Adventure Team", "Big Jim (action figure)" and "Dungeons & Dragons".


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 January 30th, 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 1975?

    In 1975, the best soccer players were Oleg Blokhin, Franz Beckenbauer, Johan Cruyff, Berti Vogts, Sepp Maier, Ruud Geels, Jupp Heynckes, Paul Breitner, Colin Todd and Dudu Georgescu.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1975?

    The best NBA players in 1975 were Bob McAdoo, Rick Barry, Elvin Hayes, Nate Archibald and Walt Frazier.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 45 years, 11 months and 24 days have passed since January 30th, 1975.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1975.
  • Leap Year: 1975 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 30th, 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 160272000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 30th, 1975:

  • January 1st, 1975: John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are found guilty of the Watergate cover-up.
  • January 6th, 1975: Soccer: Brian Clough becomes the new manager of Nottingham Forest.
  • January 6th, 1975: The first episode of Wheel of Fortune is aired.
  • January 12th, 1975: Super Bowl IX: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Minnesota Vikings at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans.
  • January 14th, 1975: 17-year-old Lesley Whittle is kidnapped in Shropshire, England.
  • January 18th, 1975: The first episode of "The Jeffersons" is aired.
  • February 11th, 1975: Margaret Thatcher becomes the leader of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom.
  • February 13th, 1975: A fire breaks out on the 11th floor in the North Tower of the World Trade Center.
  • February 21st, 1975: Watergate scandal: John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are sentenced to prison.
  • February 28th, 1975: 43 people are killed when a train crashes at Moorgate station in London.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 30th, 1975, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1975 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 30th, 1975 falls under the Otter.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.

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)
  • Uno (card game)
  • Weebles
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Frisbee
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Video Games

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

  • Tank - Arcade game developed by Kee Games.
  • Gotcha - Arcade game developed by Atari.
  • Space Race - Arcade game in which two players each control a rocket ship.
  • Pong - Table tennis game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 30th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on January 30th, 1975?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 30th, 1975?

  • Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Liam Cosgrave was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 30th, 1975 was probably conceived around the 22nd of April, 1974. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 30th, 1975 is the 9th of November, 1975. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 30th, 1975.

  • 16,795 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,451,088,000 seconds have passed since the January 30th, 1975.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,692,936,000 times.
  • Since January 30th, 1975, earth has travelled approximately 748,761,408,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 241,848,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 124,793,568 steps. That's about 55,464 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,413,056 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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