24th of October, 1975

The 24th of October, 1975, fell on a Friday. Day 297 of 1975. Decade: 1970s.

44 years, 3 months and 5 days have passed since the 24th of October, 1975.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of October, 1975:

  • United States: Bad Blood - Neil Sedaka
  • United Kingdom: I Only Have Eyes For You - Art Garfunkel

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 the 24th of October, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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

  • 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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 44 years, 3 months and 5 days have passed since the 24th of October, 1975.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 1975.
  • Leap Year: 1975 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of October, 1975, will be 44 years of age.
  • People born in 1975 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 183337200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of October, 1975:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of October, 1975, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1975 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of October, 1975 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 24th of October, 1975.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of October, 1975 was probably conceived around the 14th of January, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of October, 1975 is the 2nd of August, 1976. (Rough Estimate).

24th of October

Events that have occurred on the 24th of October:

  • 24th of October, 1945: The United Nations is established.
  • 24th of October, 2008: Bloody Friday occurs when world stock exchanges experience one of the worst declines in their history. On the same date, Iceland receives a bailout package from the IMF
  • 24th of October, 2008: The movie Changeling (2008) is released.
  • 24th of October, 1983: The song "Relax" by Frankie Goes to Hollywood is released.
  • 24th of October, 1994: The first episode of the animated series "Gargoyles" is broadcasted.
  • 24th of October, 2000: Linkin Park release their album Hybrid Theory.
  • 24th of October, 2003: Rapper "Half a Mill" is shot dead in the Albany Projects in Brooklyn, New York.
  • 24th of October, 2004: Battle of the Buffet: A slice of pizza is thrown at Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson after his side defeat Arsenal 2-0 in a controversial game and end their unbeaten run.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Welcome Back, Kotter - Gabe Kotter returns to his old school as a teacher, where he's put in charge of "the Sweathogs".
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 24th of October, 1975.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of October, 1975.

  • 16,168 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,396,918,800 seconds have passed since the 24th of October, 1975.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,629,738,600 times.
  • Since the 24th of October, 1975, earth has travelled approximately 720,810,100,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 232,819,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 120,135,017 steps. That's about 53,393 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,763,026 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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