29th of December, 1975

The 29th of December, 1975, fell on a Monday. Day 363 of 1975. Decade: 1970s.

44 years, 3 months and 10 days have passed since the 29th of December, 1975.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 29th of December, 1975:

  • 11 people are killed when a bomb explodes at LaGuardia Airport in New York City.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 29th of December, 1975:

  • United States: Saturday Night - Bay City Rollers
  • United Kingdom: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

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 29th of December, 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:

  • 44 years, 3 months and 10 days have passed since the 29th of December, 1975.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1975.
  • Leap Year: 1975 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 29th of December, 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 189043200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 29th of December, 1975:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 29th of December, 1975, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1975 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 29th of December, 1975 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.

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" - "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:

  • 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)
  • 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 29th of December:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 29th of December, 1975.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 29th of December, 1975 was probably conceived around the 21st of March, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 29th of December, 1975 is the 7th of October, 1976. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Gun Fight - Wild West themed arcade shooter game.
  • Pong - Table tennis game.

29th of December

Events that have occurred on the 29th of December:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of December, 1975.

  • 16,173 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,397,343,600 seconds have passed since the 29th of December, 1975.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,630,234,200 times.
  • Since the 29th of December, 1975, earth has travelled approximately 721,029,297,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 232,890,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 120,171,550 steps. That's about 53,410 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,768,123 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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