April 26th, 1975

April 26th, 1975, fell on a Saturday. Day 116 of 1975. Decade: 1970s.

45 years, 1 months and 9 days have passed since April 26th, 1975.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 26th, 1975:

  • United States: Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song - B.J. Thomas
  • United Kingdom: Bye Bye Baby - Bay City Rollers

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 April 26th, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 45 years, 1 months and 9 days have passed since April 26th, 1975.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1975.
  • Leap Year: 1975 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 26th, 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 167698800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 26th, 1975:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 26th, 1975, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1975 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 26th, 1975 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

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 26th of April:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on April 26th, 1975.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 26th, 1975 was probably conceived around the 17th of July, 1974. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 26th, 1975 is the 3rd of February, 1976. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Pong - Table tennis game.

26th of April

Events that have occurred on the 26th of April:

  • April 26th, 1986: The Chernobyl disaster occurs.
  • April 26th, 1999: English television presenter Jill Dando is gunned down outside of her house in Fulham.
  • April 26th, 2002: A gunman called Robert Steinhäuser murders 16 people at a secondary school in Erfurt.
  • April 26th, 2018: Comedian and actor Bill Cosby is found guilty of sexual assault.
  • April 26th, 1969: FA Cup Final 1969: Manchester City defeat Leicester City 1-0.
  • April 26th, 1980: 14-year-old Laureen Rahn goes missing from her apartment in Manchester, New Hampshire.
  • April 26th, 1991: The first episode of the TV show "Dinosaurs" is aired.
  • April 26th, 2019: The survival horror game Days Gone is released.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 26th, 1975.

  • 16,477 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,423,612,800 seconds have passed since the April 26th, 1975.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,660,881,600 times.
  • Since April 26th, 1975, earth has travelled approximately 734,584,204,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 237,268,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 122,430,701 steps. That's about 54,414 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,083,354 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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