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About February 28th, 1975, in brief:

  • Historical events: US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Day of the week: February 28th, 1975 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces (in western zodiac), Rabbit (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Bernadette Peters, Natalia Vodianova
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #1 US song: Best Of My Love by Eagles
  • #1 UK song: January by Pilot
  • Popular movie: Monty Python and the Holy Grail directed by Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

More about February 28th, 1975? See below for more news and curiosities on February 28th, 1975.

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What day of the week was February 28, 1975?


February 28, 1975 was a Friday and it was the 59th day of the year 1975 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 28, 1975 can also be written as 2/28/1975 in the US and as 28/2/1975 in UK and Europe.

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February 28, 1975: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on February 28, 1975:

  • Us performs nuclear test at nevada test site.
  • A major tube train crash at moorgate station, london kills 43 people.
  • In london, an underground train fails to stop at moorgate terminus station and crashes into the end of the tunnel, killing 43 people.

February 28, 1975: What were the magazines covers that day?

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February 28, 1975: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 28th is Pisces.

Pisces is the 12th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between February 19th and March 20th belong to the Pisces sign: discover Pisces personality and who should a Pisces marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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February 28, 1975: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 28, 1975 is Rabbit and the associated element is Wood.

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February 28, 1975: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on February 28, 1975 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 28, 1975 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on February 28, 1975 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 82% full, rising at 09:10 pm and setting at 09:15 am.

The previous full moon was on Feb 26, 1975 while the next full moon would come on Mar 27, 1975.

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Who was born on February 28, 1975?


Famous people born on February 28, 1975:

  • Ellinore Lindblom

    CEO of a multinational corporation.

  • Jhair Carrillo

    Acclaimed author of several best-selling novels.

  • Chauntae Smith

    CEO of a multinational corporation.

  • Meba Seta

    Bestselling author of several acclaimed novels.

  • Saga Scott

    Renowned war correspondent reporting from conflict zones around the world.

  • Chena Christ

    Renowned political commentator and news anchor with a strong following.

  • Ariea Rezaie

    Bestselling author of several acclaimed novels.

  • Anacarolina Oliveira

    Renowned political commentator and news anchor with a strong following.

  • Maansi Shah

    CEO of a multinational corporation.

  • Meziah Long

    Bestselling author of several critically acclaimed novels.

  • Ajanee Nash

    Bestselling author of several critically acclaimed novels.

  • Yaritsa Gonzalez

    CEO of a multinational corporation.

  • Lelaina Smith

    CEO of a multinational corporation.

  • Sitlali Garcia

    Bestselling author of several critically acclaimed novels.

  • Luian Silva

    Bestselling author of several acclaimed novels.

  • Jahnyla Jones

    Bestselling author of several critically acclaimed novels.

  • Vonte Santiago

    Bestselling author of several critically acclaimed novels.

  • Adelee Volk

    Renowned poet whose works continue to inspire readers worldwide.

  • Analysse Peterson

    Bestselling author of several acclaimed novels exploring themes of identity and belonging.

  • Ariannie Gonzalez

    Renowned for her insightful commentary on international relations.

Whose famous birthday is on February 28th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 28th:

  • Bernadette Peters
    Bernadette Peters

    American actress, singer, and dancer.

  • Natalia Vodianova
    Natalia Vodianova

    Model and actress from russia-french.

  • Gilbert Gottfried
    Gilbert Gottfried

    Gilbert gottfried is a comedian known for his distinctive voice and raunchy humor, as well as for his roles in movies like aladdin and...

  • Stephanie Beacham
    Stephanie Beacham

    Stephanie beacham is an english actress known for her roles in popular tv shows such as 'dynasty' and 'the colbys'.

  • Dorothy Stratten
    Dorothy Stratten

    Canadian model, playboy’s playmate of 1980 and star in three movies.

  • Mario Andretti
    Mario Andretti

    Aldo, an italian-american auto racing driver, is his twin brother.

  • Svetlana Alliluyeva
    Svetlana Alliluyeva

    Russian-american writer and educator (d.2011).

  • Rae Dawn Chong
    Rae Dawn Chong

    Canadian actress.

  • Mercedes Ruehl
    Mercedes Ruehl

    American actress.

  • Vincente Minnelli
    Vincente Minnelli

    American film director, died in los angeles at the age of 76 (b. 1903).

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How old is someone born on February 28, 1975?


Someone born on February 28, 1975 is:

49 years 3 months old,

or 591 months and 16 days old,

or 2571 weeks and 6 days old,

or 18003 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 28, 1975?

There are 261 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday February 28th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 28, 1975?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on February 28, 1975.

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February 28, 1975: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on February 28, 1975:

  • Cervando López

    Renowned painter known for his vibrant abstract art.

  • Catalena Robledo

    Renowned poet known for her evocative verses on nature and love.

  • Tereso Sánchez

    Renowned Mexican painter known for his vibrant and colorful artworks.

  • Icel Dunbar

    Renowned for her work on stellar evolution.

  • Clevie Green

    Renowned poet known for his lyrical verses.

  • Orabelle Worthington

    Renowned author known for her captivating novels.

  • Lunah Dahl

    Lunah Dahl was a renowned expressionist painter known for her vibrant and emotive canvases.

  • Neville Cardus

    Neville Cardus was an English writer and critic known for his insightful commentary on cricket matches.

  • Gustin Adolphe

    French author known for his poetic works.

  • Hermina Black

    Renowned author known for her captivating mystery novels.

  • Pearson Brooks

    Renowned painter known for his vibrant landscapes.

  • Clarette Harper

    Renowned actress known for her work in classic Hollywood films.

  • Istvan Kardos

    Composer dies at 83.

What famous deaths happened on February 28th?

Famous deaths on February 28th:

  • George Kennedy
    George Kennedy

    George kennedy was an american actor known for his roles in cool hand luke, airport, and the naked gun series.

  • Ruby Keeler
    Ruby Keeler

    Canadian-american actress and dancer.

  • Mary Stuart
    Mary Stuart

    American actress and singer (b. 1926).

  • Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
    Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

    American actor (born in 1905).

  • Jim Thorpe
    Jim Thorpe

    American professional athlete who won awards for over seven events: the 100 meter dash and the 1500 meter run, as well as the broad jump,...

  • Anny Ondra
    Anny Ondra

    Actress (blackmail) dies at 83.

  • Henry Luce

    American publisher, born in china.

  • Dewell Hines

    Dewell Hines was a celebrated artist known for their unique and innovative artistic style.

  • Aleja Fernandez

    Aleja Fernandez was a renowned mathematician who made significant contributions to the field of abstract algebra and its applications in...

  • Owen Chamberlain

    American scientist who was awarded the nobel prize in physics on 10/26/1959 with dr.

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February 28, 1975: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on February 28, 1975:

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)

Saints celebrated on February 28, 1975:

  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Saint Romanus (died 463)
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February 28, 1975: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on February 28, 1975 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week February 24th and March 2nd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


February 28, 1975: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on February 28, 1975 was Best Of My Love by Eagles, according to the music chart for the week February 24th and March 2nd.

February 28, 1975: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on February 28, 1975 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 24th and March 2nd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Best Of My Love
  2. - Have You Never Been Mellow
  3. - Black Water
  4. - My Eyes Adored You
  5. - Some Kind Of Wonderful

February 28, 1975: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on February 28, 1975 was January by Pilot, according to the music chart for the week February 24th and March 2nd.

February 28, 1975: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on February 28, 1975 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 24th and March 2nd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - January
  2. - Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
  3. - Please Mr Postman
  4. - Sugar Candy Kisses
  5. - Goodbye My Love

February 28, 1975: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on February 28, 1975 was Shame, Shame, Shame by Shirley And Company, according to the R&B music chart for the week February 24th and March 2nd.

February 28, 1975: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on February 28, 1975 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week February 24th and March 2nd. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Shame, Shame, Shame
  2. - Lady Marmalade
  3. - Express
  4. - Fire
  5. - Pick Up The Pieces

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February 28, 1975: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 28, 1975 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

The Sweeney

Release year: 1975

Written by:

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Big Showdown

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

Release year: 1974

Written by:

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

February 28, 1975: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on February 28, 1975 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

Helter Skelter

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1976 Bantam Books; 28th Printing; Helter Skelter. By Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry. Includes 64 pages of "chilling", black-and-white photographs.

The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth

The Dogs Of War

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"Knocking off an armoured truck or a bank is just crude. A whole republic can be taken down with a single stroke. Sir James Manson is a shadowy titan in London's financial sector who is plotting a coup d’etat within …

The Ebony Tower by John Fowles

The Ebony Tower

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The Ebony Tower consists of a novella and three stories. It also includes a translation from a medieval French tale. This book explores the tangled relationships between love, hate, pleasure, pain, reality, fantasy, and reality.

The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

The Memory Book

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You can unleash the hidden power in your mind with Harry Lorayne's and Jerry Lucas’s simple, failsafe memory system. This will allow you to become more productive, imaginative, and powerful at work.

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

By:

Bermuda Triangle

February 28, 1975: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on February 28, 1975 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

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Who was the US President on February 28, 1975?

On February 28, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 28, 1975?

On February 28, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 28, 1975?

On February 28, 1975 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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Back in 1975

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What is special about February 28th?

February 28th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 28th day of the month of February. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on February 28th, such as:

  • 2019 - 28 february 2019, mogadishu bombings: 29 were killed in three bomb blasts and a siege that lasted until march 1.
  • 2018 - Kivu conflict: 23 people have been killed in clashes between militias within the rutshuru territory, north kivu, dr congo. since february 25, violence has rekindled.
  • 2017 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). twelve afghan national police officers are killed in an "infiltration attack" by taliban in the southern helmand province.

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What happened in 1975?

1975 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 48th National Spelling Bee: Hugh Tosteson wins spelling incisor
  • British population agrees to European Common Market membership
  • Egypt President Sadat reopens Suez Canal

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What was the calendar for February 1975?

February 1975 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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