12th of August, 1970

The 12th of August, 1970, fell on a Wednesday. Day 224 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of August, 1970:

  • United States: Close To You - Carpenters
  • United Kingdom: The Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley

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 12th of August, 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 12th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 49 years, 3 months and 25 days have passed since the 12th of August, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of August, 1970, will be 49 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 19263600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 12th of August, 1970:

  • 18th of August, 1970: 27-year-old Spanish actress Soledad Miranda dies in a car accident.
  • 26th of August, 1970: 600,000 people attend the Isle of Wight Festival 1970.
  • 29th of August, 1970: Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar is killed by an LA County Sheriff deputy during the National Chicano Moratorium March against the Vietnam War.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 12th of August, 1970, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of August, 1970 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 12th of August, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of August, 1970 was probably conceived around the 2nd of November, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of August, 1970 is the 22nd of May, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

12th of August

Events that have occurred on the 12th of August:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of August, 1970.

  • 18,012 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,556,240,400 seconds have passed since the 12th of August, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,815,613,800 times.
  • Since the 12th of August, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 803,020,046,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 259,373,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,836,674 steps. That's about 59,483 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,674,885 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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