March 7th, 1975, fell on a Friday. It was day 66 of 1975. The decade was the 1970s.
45 years, 5 months and 1 days have passed since March 7th, 1975.
On This Date
Events that occurred on March 7th, 1975:
The body of 17-year-old Lesley Whittle is found in Staffordshire, England.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 7th, 1975:
United States: Have You Never Been Mellow - Olivia Newton-John
United Kingdom: If - Telly Savalas
Take Me Back!
The date is March 7th, 1975 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer.
In America, the song Have You Never Been Mellow by Olivia Newton-John is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, If by Telly Savalas is the number one hit song. Gerald Ford is currently the President of the United States.
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 "Columbo.", "Upstairs, Downstairs", "Good Times" and "The Rockford Files". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pong", "Gotcha", "Tank" and "Pursuit".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Sesame Street", "All in the Family", "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" and "Star Trek: The Animated Series". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Lite-Brite", "Battleship (game)", "Magnavox Odyssey" 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 March 7th, 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.
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 and information about this date:
45 years, 5 months and 1 days have passed since March 7th, 1975.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1975.
Leap Year: 1975 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on March 7th, 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 163382400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around March 7th, 1975:
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.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 7th, 1975, will have the star sign Pisces.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1975 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: March 7th, 1975 falls under the Wolf.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
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
Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
Baby Alive (doll)
Kenner SSP Racers
Big Jim (action figure)
VertiBird (toy helicopter)
G.I. Joe Adventure Team
Etch A Sketch
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of March:
Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on March 7th, 1975.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on March 7th, 1975 was probably conceived around the 28th of May, 1974. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 7th, 1975 is the 15th of December, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about March 7th, 1975.
16,592 days have passed since this date.
1,433,545,200 seconds have passed since the March 7th, 1975.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,672,469,400 times.
Since March 7th, 1975, earth has travelled approximately 739,709,323,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 238,924,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 123,284,887 steps. That's about 54,793 miles!
Since this date, 17,202,542 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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