26th of August, 1970

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 26th of August, 1970, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: 600,000 people attend the Isle of Wight Festival 1970.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 47 years, 2 months and 24 days have passed since the 26th of August, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1970.
  • Day 238 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of August, 1970 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 26th of August, 1970, will be 47 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-26-1970 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1970-08-26. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19700826" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 20473200.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of August, 1970:

  • United States: War - Edwin Starr
  • United Kingdom: The Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 26th of August, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of August, 1970 was probably conceived around the 16th of November, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of August, 1970 is the 5th of June, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 18th of August, 1970: 27-year-old Spanish actress Soledad Miranda dies in a car accident.
  • 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.
  • 18th of September, 1970: Guitar legend Jimi Hendrix is found dead after an overdose on barbiturates.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 26th of August:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of August:

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of August, 1970.

  • 17,250 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,490,403,600 seconds have passed since the 26th of August, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,738,804,200 times.
  • Since the 26th of August, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 769,048,257,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 248,400,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 128,174,710 steps. That's about 56,967 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,884,843 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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