16th of March, 1970

The 16th of March, 1970, fell on a Monday. Day 75 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 16th of March, 1970:

  • Motown singer Tammi Terrell passes away after battling cancer.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of March, 1970:

  • United States: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
  • United Kingdom: Wand'rin Star - Lee Marvin

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 16th of March, 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 16th of March:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 49 years, 8 months and 4 days have passed since the 16th of March, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of March, 1970, will be 49 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 6390000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 16th of March, 1970:

  • 17th of February, 1970: MacDonald family massacre: Jeffrey R. MacDonald kills his wife and children in North Carolina.
  • 18th of March, 1970: United States Postal Service workers in New York City go on strike.
  • 10th of April, 1970: The official break-up of The Beatles occurs when Paul McCartney announces that he is leaving the group.
  • 11th of April, 1970: 74 people are killed when an avalanche occurs in the French Alps.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 16th of March, 1970, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of March, 1970 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 16th of March, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of March, 1970 was probably conceived around the 6th of June, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of March, 1970 is the 24th of December, 1970. (Rough Estimate).

16th of March

Events that have occurred on the 16th of March:

  • 16th of March, 1965: Police clash with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee marchers in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 16th of March, 1966: The first Vans shoe store is opened in California.
  • 16th of March, 1968: The My Lai Massacre occurs in Vietnam.
  • 16th of March, 1985: Reporter Terry Anderson is taken hostage by Shiite Hezbollah militants in Beirut. He is not released until 1991
  • 16th of March, 1988: Iran-Contra affair: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
  • 16th of March, 1988: The Milltown Cemetery attack occurs when loyalist paramilitary Michael Stone launches a gun and grenade attack on mourners at an IRA funeral.
  • 16th of March, 2012: The comedy movie 21 Jump Street (2012) is released in cinemas.

How old was I?

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of March, 1970.

  • 18,144 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,567,645,200 seconds have passed since the 16th of March, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,828,919,400 times.
  • Since the 16th of March, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 808,904,923,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 261,274,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 134,817,487 steps. That's about 59,919 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,811,742 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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