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December 27th, 1975.

December 27th, 1975, was a Saturday. It was day 361 of 1975. The decade was the 1970s.

45 years, 4 months and 9 days have passed since December 27th, 1975.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 27th, 1975.

  • United States: Let's Do It Again - Staple Singers
  • United Kingdom: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

Take me back to December 27th, 1975!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is December 27th, 1975 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Christmas Day of 1975 has just passed and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season. In America, the song Let's Do It Again by Staple Singers is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen is the number one hit song.

Gerald Ford is currently the President of the United States and Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. In fashion, the hippie look from the 1960s and early 1970s has disappeared. The disco look is beginning to take off. Women are wearing t-shirts, khaki pants, mood rings, kimonos and flare jumpsuits. Meanwhile, men are wearing velvet sports coats, slogan t-shirts, flannel, frilly shirts, jeans and khaki chinos. 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.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "McMillan & Wife", "M*A*S*H", "Last of the Summer Wine" and "Good Times". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Race", "Tank", "Pursuit" and "Gun Fight". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Pink Panther Show", "All in the Family", "Happy Days" and "The New Adventures of Gilligan".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Uno (card game), Kenner SSP Racers, Shrinky Dinks and Magna Doodle.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on December 27th, 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 1975?

    In 1975, the best soccer players were Oleg Blokhin, Franz Beckenbauer, Johan Cruyff, Berti Vogts, Sepp Maier, Ruud Geels, Jupp Heynckes, Paul Breitner, Colin Todd and Dudu Georgescu.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1975?

    The best NBA players in 1975 were Bob McAdoo, Rick Barry, Elvin Hayes, Nate Archibald and Walt Frazier.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 45 years, 4 months and 9 days have passed since December 27th, 1975.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1975.
  • Leap Year: 1975 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 27th, 1975, will be 45 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1975 belong to the Generation X generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 188870400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around December 27th, 1975.

  • November 27th, 1975: Guinness Book of Records co-founder Ross McWhirter is killed by the Provisional IRA after he offers money to informants.
  • December 6th, 1975: The Balcombe Street siege begins when Provisional IRA members hold a couple hostage in London.
  • December 25th, 1975: English heavy metal band "Iron Maiden" is formed by Steve Harris in London.
  • This date: December 27th, 1975
  • December 29th, 1975: 11 people are killed when a bomb explodes at LaGuardia Airport in New York City.
  • January 5th, 1976: The Kingsmill massacre: Gunmen kill 10 Protestant workmen in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
  • January 12th, 1976: 8-year-old Eloise Worledge goes missing in Beaumaris, Australia.
  • January 15th, 1976: The trial of Patty Hearst for the Hibernia Bank robbery begins in California.
  • January 18th, 1976: Super Bowl X: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Dallas Cowboys 21-17 at the Miami Orange Bowl.
  • January 21st, 1976: The first commercial Concorde flight takes place.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 27th, 1975, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1975 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 27th, 1975 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Wonder Woman - TV show about a superhero called Diana Prince.
  • 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.
  • Last of the Summer Wine - British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.

Kid's TV shows on December 27th, 1975.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1975.

  • The New Adventures of Gilligan
  • Happy Days
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 1975.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1975.

  • Pet Rock
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Connect Four
  • Magna Doodle
  • Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
  • Baby Alive (doll)
  • Shrinky Dinks
  • Magnavox Odyssey
  • Kenner SSP Racers
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Uno (card game)
  • Weebles
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Frisbee
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • The Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Gun Fight - Wild West themed arcade shooter game.
  • Pursuit - Arcade game where the player gets to control a World War I flying ace.
  • Tank - Arcade game developed by Kee Games.
  • Space Race - Arcade game in which two players each control a rocket ship.
  • Pong - Table tennis game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 27th of December.

US President.

Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on December 27th, 1975.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 27th, 1975.

Irish Taoiseach.

Liam Cosgrave was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 27th, 1975 was most likely conceived around the 19th of March, 1975.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 27th, 1975 is close to the 5th of October, 1976.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 27th, 1975.

  • A total of 16,567 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,366 weeks have passed.
  • 1,431,385,200 seconds have passed since the December 27th, 1975.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,669,949,400 times.
  • Since December 27th, 1975, the earth has travelled approximately 738,594,763,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 238,564,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 123,099,127 steps. That's about 54,711 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,176,622 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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