1st of January, 1970

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 1st of January, 1970, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: Unix time begins.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 47 years, 10 months and 23 days have passed since the 1st of January, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1970.
  • Day 1 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of January, 1970 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of January, 1970, will be 47 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-01-1970 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1970-01-01. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19700101" are easier to sort.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:

  • New Year's Day

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of January, 1970:

  • United States: Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head - B.J. Thomas
  • United Kingdom: Two Little Boys - Rolf Harris

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 1st of January, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of January, 1970 was probably conceived around the 24th of March, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of January, 1970 is the 11th of October, 1970. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 4th of January, 1970: 15,621 people are killed in the Yunnan province of China after a 7.7 Richter magnitude scale earthquake strikes.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 1st of January:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of January, 1970.

  • 17,494 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,511,485,200 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,763,399,400 times.
  • Since the 1st of January, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 779,926,363,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 251,914,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 129,987,727 steps. That's about 57,772 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,137,822 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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