1st of January, 1970

The 1st of January, 1970, fell on a Thursday. Day 1 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 1st of January, 1970:

  • Unix time begins.


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

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 1st of January, 1970.

  • 1970 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1970 were dominated by the likes of The Jackson 5, B. J. Thomas, The Beatles, The Carpenters, The Partridge Family, Simon & Garfunkel, Bread, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, George Harrison and Shocking Blue.

  • Willy Brandt.

    West Germany Chancellor Willy Brandt was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1970.

  • 1970 in movies.

    Movies released in 1970 included Love Story, MASH, Airport, Patton, Woodstock, Little Big Man, Ryan's Daughter, "Tora! Tora! Tora!", Chariots of the Gods, The Aristocats, The Conformist, A Man Called Horse and The Vampire Lovers.


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 49 years, 10 months and 19 days have passed since the 1st of January, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of January, 1970, will be 49 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 1st of January, 1970:

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

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 1st of January, 1970, 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.

Holidays

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

  • New Year's Day

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).

1st of January

Events that have occurred on the 1st of January:


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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 18,220 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,574,211,600 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,836,580,200 times.
  • Since the 1st of January, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 812,293,185,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 262,368,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 135,382,198 steps. That's about 60,170 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,890,539 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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