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February 11th, 1975.

February 11th, 1975, was a Tuesday. It was day 42 of 1975. The decade was the 1970s.

46 years, 2 months and 23 days have passed since February 11th, 1975.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on February 11th, 1975?

  • Margaret Thatcher becomes the leader of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 11th, 1975.

  • United States: You're No Good - Linda Ronstadt
  • United Kingdom: January - Pilot

Take me back to February 11th, 1975!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is February 11th, 1975 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Valentine's Day is just around the corner.

In America, the song You're No Good by Linda Ronstadt 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.

In fashion, the hippie look from the 1960s and early 1970s has disappeared. The disco look is beginning to take off. Women are wearing t-shirts, khaki pants, mood rings, kimonos and flare jumpsuits. Meanwhile, men are wearing velvet sports coats, slogan t-shirts, flannel, frilly shirts, jeans and khaki chinos. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Marcus Welby, M.D.", "Upstairs, Downstairs", "Emergency!" and "The Jeffersons".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pong", "Space Race", "Tank" and "Pursuit". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Sesame Street", "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids", "Happy Days" and "The New Adventures of Gilligan". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as G.I. Joe Adventure Team, Kenner SSP Racers, Magnavox Odyssey and Baby Alive (doll).

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on February 11th, 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.

  • 46 years, 2 months and 23 days have passed since February 11th, 1975.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 07 of 1975.
  • Leap Year: 1975 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 11th, 1975, will be 46 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1975 belong to the Generation X generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 161308800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 11th, 1975.

  • 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.
  • This date: February 11th, 1975
  • 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 25th, 1975: Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad dies from heart failure at the age of 77.
  • February 28th, 1975: 43 people are killed when a train crashes at Moorgate station in London.
  • March 7th, 1975: The body of 17-year-old Lesley Whittle is found in Staffordshire, England.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 11th, 1975, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 11th, 1975 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on February 11th, 1975.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 1975.

Toys and games that were 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
  • The Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Pursuit - Arcade game where the player gets to control a World War I flying ace.
  • 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, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 11th of February.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 11th of February.

  • National Foundation Day (Japan)

US President.

Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on February 11th, 1975.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 11th, 1975.

Irish Taoiseach.

Liam Cosgrave was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 11th, 1975 was most likely conceived around the 4th of May, 1974.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 11th, 1975 is close to the 21st of November, 1975.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 11th, 1975.

  • A total of 16,887 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,412 weeks have passed.
  • 1,459,033,200 seconds have passed since the February 11th, 1975.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,702,205,400 times.
  • Since February 11th, 1975, the earth has travelled approximately 752,861,131,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 243,172,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 125,476,855 steps. That's about 55,767 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,508,398 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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