February 13, 1975

February 13, 1975, was a Thursday. It was 49 years, 3 months, and 10 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On This Day

What happened on this day?

What happened on February 13, 1975?

  • A fire breaks out on the 11th floor in the North Tower of the World Trade Center.

Born on February 13, 1975

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on February 13, 1975:

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on February 13, 1975

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Fire - Ohio Players
  • You're No Good - Linda Ronstadt
  • Boogie On Reggae Woman - Stevie Wonder
  • Pick Up The Pieces - AWB
  • Best Of My Love - Eagles
Play the top singles from 1975
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1975. Take a trip back to the days of Queen, 10cc, ABBA, Barry Manilow and the Bee Gees.
The Towering Inferno

Top movie at the box office

The movie "The Towering Inferno" was at the top of the box office on this day.


This date occurred 17,998 days ago. Approximately 600 months have passed. It was the 44th day of 1975, in week 07. The decade was the seventies. People who were born on February 13, 1975, are now 49 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. We have gone through approximately 200 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to February 13, 1975

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The date is February 13, 1975, and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Valentine's Day is tomorrow, so many couples are planning dinners and hotel stays.

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. In America, the song "You're No Good" by Linda Ronstadt is at the top of the singles charts, while "January" by Pilot is the number-one song in the UK. Gerald Ford is the President of the United States, and the movie The Towering Inferno is at the top of the box office.

Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Gunsmoke", "Hawaii Five-O", "Soul Train", and "Police Woman". 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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Eamon de Valera, Sal Mineo, Anissa Jones, and Rosalind Russell would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Pong", "Space Race", "Gotcha", and "Pursuit".

Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "All in the Family", "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids", "The Adventures of Black Beauty", and "Bagpuss". Children are playing with toys such as Troll doll, the Easy-Bake Oven, Weebles, and Risk board game.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on February 13, 1975.

  • Mood rings have become a fad.

    Mood rings have become a fad

    Mood rings were a big fad in 1975 and 1976. The rings contained a special liquid that would show different colors at different temperatures.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 1975?

    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.
  • 1975 in movies.

    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.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    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.
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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

    American women

    "American women" were named Time Person of the Year in 1975. This cover symbolized the new consciousness of women and their changing roles in American society.
  • Judy Collins - "Send in the Clowns"

    Judy Collins - "Send in the Clowns"

    "Send in the Clowns" by Judy Collins won a Grammy for 1975's Song of the Year.
  • 1975 in music.

    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.
  • Roller skates.

    Roller skates

    The popularity of roller skates exploded during the second half of the 1970s.
  • Disco music.

    Disco music

    Disco music became mainstream during the latter half of the 1970s. Nightclub-goers often wore extravagant outfits. Furthermore, dances such as the "Hustle", the "Bump" and the "Penguin" also became popular.
  • The Vietnam War is in its final stages.

    The Vietnam War is in its final stages

    The war in Vietnam was still ongoing. However, the US military had withdrawn. Meanwhile, North Vietnamese forces continued to win battles and make inroads into the south.
  • Hitchhiking is declining.

    Hitchhiking is declining

    Although hitchhiking is still pretty common, it is beginning to decline due to people's falling trust in strangers, lower air travel prices, an increase in highways, and more affordable cars.
  • Music cassette tapes are becoming popular.

    Music cassette tapes are becoming popular

    Audio cassettes started becoming widespread from about 1972 onward. Although they lacked the sound quality of vinyl records, they were far more convenient and portable.
  • Color TV surpasses black-and-white.

    Color TV surpasses black-and-white

    Sales of color TV sets were beginning to surpass sales of the older black-and-white models. By this stage, almost all of the popular daytime networks were broadcasting in color.
  • Wallpaper.


    Wallpaper was extremely common in people's homes throughout the 1970s and 1980s. It wasn't until the mid-late 1980s that "modernism" started to creep in.
  • Office workers are using typewriters.

    Office workers are using typewriters

    Although personal computers began to emerge during the 1970s, typewriters were still the norm for most office workers.
  • The Volkswagen Beetle.

    The Volkswagen Beetle

    The Volkswagen Beetle was one of the most common cars on the road. Sales of the vehicle increased following the release of the 1968 film The Love Bug (and its subsequent spin-offs).
  • Lava lamps are all the rage.

    Lava lamps are all the rage

    Sales of lava lamps increased in the late 1960s. It wasn't until the second half of the 1970s that they started to go out of fashion.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on February 13, 1975.

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around February 13, 1975.

  • January 14, 1975: 17-year-old Lesley Whittle is kidnapped in Shropshire, England.
  • January 18, 1975: The first episode of "The Jeffersons" is aired.
  • January 21, 1975: US President Gerald Ford rules out any further involvement in the Vietnam War.
  • February 11, 1975: Margaret Thatcher becomes the leader of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom.
  • This date: February 13, 1975
  • February 21, 1975: Watergate scandal: John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are sentenced to 2.5 - 8 years in prison.
  • February 25, 1975: Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad dies from heart failure at the age of 77.
  • February 28, 1975: 43 people are killed when a train crashes at Moorgate station in London.
  • March 7, 1975: The body of 17-year-old Lesley Whittle is found in Staffordshire, England.
  • March 15, 1975: Ted Bundy abducts and murders Julie Cunningham (26) in Vail, Colorado.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 13, 1975, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • 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 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 13, 1975 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

1970s fashion

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

1970s fashion

Television shows

TV series on February 13, 1975

TV audiences were watching the following shows on February 13, 1975:

TV shows from February 1975.

Barney Miller
Barney Miller
The Jeffersons
The Jeffersons
Police Woman
Police Woman
The Rockford Files
The Rockford Files
Kolchak: The Night Stalker
Kolchak: The Night Stalker
Harry O
Harry O
Little House on the Prairie
Little House on the Prairie
Good Times
Good Times
Happy Days
Happy Days
The Six Million Dollar Man
The Six Million Dollar Man

Cars in 1975

1975 saw the introduction of cars such as the Cadillac Seville, the Volkswagen Polo, the Chevrolet Monza, the Ford Granada, the AMC Pacer, and the Vauxhall Chevette.

Cars in 1975.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in February 1975

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Land of the Lost
Land of the Lost
Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch
Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch
Valley of the Dinosaurs
Valley of the Dinosaurs

Hong Kong Phooey
Hong Kong Phooey
The New Adventures of Gilligan
The New Adventures of Gilligan
Happy Days
Happy Days
Bailey's Comets
Bailey's Comets
Star Trek: The Animated Series
Star Trek: The Animated Series
Schoolhouse Rock!
Schoolhouse Rock!
The Adventures of Black Beauty
The Adventures of Black Beauty

Toys in 1975

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Dungeons & Dragons
Dungeons & Dragons
Connect Four
Connect Four
Magna Doodle
Magna Doodle
Risk board game
Risk board game
Shrinky Dinks
Shrinky Dinks
Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
Baby Alive (doll)
Baby Alive (doll)
Shrinky Dinks
Shrinky Dinks
Magnavox Odyssey
Magnavox Odyssey
Kenner SSP Racers
Kenner SSP Racers
Big Jim (action figure)
Big Jim (action figure)
Uno (card game)
Uno (card game)
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in February 1975.

Pursuit 1975
Tank 1974
Gotcha 1973
Space Race 1973
Space Race
Pong 1972

Were you born on February 13, 1975?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1975.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out February 13, 1981, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on February 13.

Jerry Springer

Jerry Springer

TV host Deceased
Born on February 13, 1944
He turned 31 on this day in 1975.

Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams

Born on February 13, 1974
He turned 1 on this day in 1975.

Anders Behring Breivik

Anders Behring Breivik

Norwegian terrorist
Born on February 13, 1979
He was born exactly 4 years after this date.

El Rubius

El Rubius

YouTube personality
Born on February 13, 1990
He was born exactly 15 years after this date.


US President

Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on February 13, 1975.


UK Prime Minister

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Liam Cosgrave was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 13, 1975 was most likely conceived around May 23, 1974.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 13, 1975 is close to November 6, 1975.

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Stats for February 13, 1975


Here are some interesting statistics about February 13, 1975:

  • 17,998 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,571 weeks have passed.
  • 1,555,023,600 seconds have passed since February 13, 1975.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,814,194,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 802,392,177,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 259,170,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 133,732,030 steps. That's roughly 59,436 miles.
  • 18,660,283 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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