The 2nd of January, 1971, fell on a Saturday. Day 2 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 2nd of January, 1971:
66 people are crushed to death at a Rangers vs. Celtic football match
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of January, 1971:
United States: My Sweet Lord - George Harrison
United Kingdom: I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds
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 2nd of January, 1971.
1971 in music.
The Billboard Charts in 1971 were dominated by the likes of Dawn, Three Dog Night, Rod Stewart, The Bee Gees, Carole King, Melanie, The Osmonds, The Temptations, The Raiders, Isaac Hayes, Donny Osmond and Cher.
U.S. President Richard Nixon was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1971.
1971 in movies.
Movies released in 1971 included Fiddler on the Roof, The French Connection, Dirty Harry, Diamonds Are Forever, Billy Jack, Summer of '42, The Last Picture Show, Carnal Knowledge, A Clockwork Orange, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Harold and Maude, Klute and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of January:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of January, 1971.
17,855 days have passed since this date.
1,542,675,600 seconds have passed since the 2nd of January, 1971.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,799,788,200 times.
Since the 2nd of January, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 796,020,609,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 257,112,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 132,670,102 steps. That's about 58,964 miles!
Since this date, 18,512,107 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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