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March 31st, 1975

March 31st, 1975, fell on a Monday. It was day 90 of 1975. The decade was the 1970s.

45 years, 6 months and 25 days have passed since March 31st, 1975.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 31st, 1975:

  • The last episode of Western drama series "Gunsmoke" is aired.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 31st, 1975:

  • United States: Loving You - Minnie Ripperton
  • United Kingdom: Bye Bye Baby - Bay City Rollers

Take Me Back!

The date is March 31st, 1975 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer.

In America, the song Loving You by Minnie Ripperton is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers 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 "Marcus Welby, M.D.", "All in the Family", "McMillan & Wife" and "Little House on the Prairie". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pong", "Space Race", "Gotcha" and "Pursuit".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Sesame Street" and "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Weebles", "Big Jim (action figure)", "Kenner SSP Racers" and "Magna Doodle".


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 31st, 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, 6 months and 25 days have passed since March 31st, 1975.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 1975.
  • Leap Year: 1975 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 31st, 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 165452400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 31st, 1975:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 31st, 1975, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1975 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 31st, 1975 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

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.
  • 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.

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 31st of March:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on March 31st, 1975.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 31st, 1975 was probably conceived around the 21st of June, 1974. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 31st, 1975 is the 8th of January, 1976. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 31st, 1975.

  • 16,645 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,438,131,600 seconds have passed since the March 31st, 1975.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,677,820,200 times.
  • Since March 31st, 1975, earth has travelled approximately 742,075,905,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 239,688,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 123,679,318 steps. That's about 54,969 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,257,579 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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