July 4th, 1975, fell on a Friday. It was day 185 of 1975. The decade was the 1970s.
45 years, 1 months and 8 days have passed since July 4th, 1975.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 4th, 1975:
Australian newspaper publisher Juanita Nielsen disappears.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 4th, 1975:
United States: Love Will Keep Us Together - Captain & Tennille
United Kingdom: I'm Not In Love - 10cc
Take Me Back!
The date is July 4th, 1975 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. America is celebrating the 4th of July, which means that fireworks are being set off and families are holding barbeques together.
It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Love Will Keep Us Together by Captain & Tennille is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I'm Not In Love by 10cc 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. Steven Spielberg's film "Jaws" is being played in movie theaters at the moment.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Marcus Welby, M.D.", "McMillan & Wife", "Kojak" and "Happy Days". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Race", "Gotcha", "Tank" and "Pursuit". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Sesame Street" and "The New Adventures of Gilligan".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Frisbee", "VertiBird (toy helicopter)", "Baby Alive (doll)" and "Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle".
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 July 4th, 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.
Steven Spielberg's movie "Jaws" was being played in movie theaters at the time.
Basic facts and information about this date:
45 years, 1 months and 8 days have passed since July 4th, 1975.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 1975.
Leap Year: 1975 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 4th, 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 173660400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 4th, 1975:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 4th, 1975, will have the star sign Cancer.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1975 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: July 4th, 1975 falls under the Woodpecker.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Starsky & Hutch - Detectives David Starsky and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson protect the streets of Bay City.
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.
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 4th of July:
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 4th of July:
Independence Day (USA)
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on July 4th, 1975.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 4th, 1975 was probably conceived around the 24th of September, 1974. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 4th, 1975 is the 12th of April, 1976. (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 July 4th, 1975.
16,476 days have passed since this date.
1,423,526,400 seconds have passed since the July 4th, 1975.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,660,780,800 times.
Since July 4th, 1975, earth has travelled approximately 734,539,622,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 237,254,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 122,423,270 steps. That's about 54,410 miles!
Since this date, 17,082,317 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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