8th of March, 1971

The 8th of March, 1971, fell on a Monday. Day 67 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 8th of March, 1971:

  • The Fight of the Century takes place between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of March, 1971:

  • United States: One Bad Apple - Osmonds
  • United Kingdom: Baby Jump - Mungo Jerry

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 8th of March, 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.

  • Richard Nixon.

    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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of March:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 48 years, 8 months and 16 days have passed since the 8th of March, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of March, 1971, will be 48 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 37234800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 8th of March, 1971:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 8th of March, 1971, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of March, 1971 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 8th of March, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of March, 1971 was probably conceived around the 29th of May, 1970. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of March, 1971 is the 16th of December, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

8th of March

Events that have occurred on the 8th of March:

  • 8th of March, 1921: Spanish Prime Minister Eduardo Dato Iradier is assassinated.
  • 8th of March, 1966: Nelson's Pillar in Dublin, Ireland, is blown up by former IRA members.
  • 8th of March, 1973: The Northern Ireland sovereignty referendum takes place. It is largely boycotted by the nationalist community
  • 8th of March, 1973: Singer Ron "Pigpen" McKernan passes away.
  • 8th of March, 1988: Super Tuesday: U.S. presidential candidate George H. W. Bush defeats Bob Dole in a number of Republican primaries
  • 8th of March, 2014: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears from radar.
  • 8th of March, 1993: The first episode of "Beavis and Butt-head" is aired.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of March, 1971.

  • 17,791 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,537,146,000 seconds have passed since the 8th of March, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,793,337,000 times.
  • Since the 8th of March, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 793,167,336,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 256,191,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 132,194,556 steps. That's about 58,753 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,445,752 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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