31st of May, 1970

The 31st of May, 1970, fell on a Sunday. Day 151 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 31st of May, 1970:

  • The 1970 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Mexico.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of May, 1970:

  • United States: Everything Is Beautiful - Ray Stevens
  • United Kingdom: Back Home - England World Cup Squad

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 31st of May, 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.

  • 1970 FIFA World Cup

    The 1970 FIFA World Cup is taking place in Mexico. Brazil win the competition after defeating Italy 4-1.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 49 years, 6 months and 11 days have passed since the 31st of May, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 31st of May, 1970, will be 49 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 12956400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 31st of May, 1970:

  • 4th of May, 1970: Ohio National Guardsmen shoot and kill four Kent State University students at an anti-war protest.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
  • 9th of May, 1970: 100,000 people demonstrate against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C..
  • 16th of June, 1970: American football player Brian Piccolo passes away from cancer at the age of 26.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 31st of May, 1970, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 31st of May, 1970 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 31st of May, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 31st of May, 1970 was probably conceived around the 21st of August, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 31st of May, 1970 is the 10th of March, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

31st of May

Events that have occurred on the 31st of May:

  • 31st of May, 1984: Six inmates on death row escape the Mecklenburg Correctional Center in Virginia.
  • 31st of May, 1984: The song "Ghostbusters" is released by Parker, Jr.
  • 31st of May, 1998: Geri Halliwell announces that she is leaving the Spice Girls.
  • 31st of May, 2005: Watergate scandal: FBI Associate Director Mark Felt is revealed to be "Deep Throat".
  • 31st of May, 2008: Usain Bolt breaks the world record for the 100 meter sprint.
  • 31st of May, 2010: The flotilla incident occurs when 13 Israeli soldiers raid a flotilla that is headed for Gaza. 9 activists are killed
  • 31st of May, 1979: The Muppet Movie (1979) is released.
  • 31st of May, 1986: The 1986 FIFA World Cup begins in Mexico.
  • 31st of May, 1996: The movie DragonHeart (1996) is released in cinemas.
  • 31st of May, 1996: The Fugees release their song Killing Me Softly with His Song.
  • 31st of May, 2002: The 2002 FIFA World Cup kicks off in South Korea and Japan.
  • 31st of May, 2004: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) is released in movie theaters.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of May, 1970.

  • 18,089 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,562,893,200 seconds have passed since the 31st of May, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,823,375,400 times.
  • Since the 31st of May, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 806,452,891,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 260,482,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 134,408,815 steps. That's about 59,737 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,754,718 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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