17th of June, 1971

The 17th of June, 1971, fell on a Thursday. Day 168 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 17th of June, 1971:

  • US President Nixon declares "War on Drugs".


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of June, 1971:

  • United States: Want Ads - Honey Cone
  • United Kingdom: Knock Three Times - Dawn

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 17th of June, 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 17th of June:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 48 years, 4 months and 28 days have passed since the 17th of June, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of June, 1971, will be 48 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 45961200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 17th of June, 1971:

  • 20th of May, 1971: The Chuknagar massacre occurs when the Pakistan Army kills thousands of Bengali Hindus.
  • 3rd of July, 1971: The Doors singer Jim Morrison dies and is later found lying in his bathtub.
  • 5th of July, 1971: The voting age in the United States is reduced from 21 to 18.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of June, 1971, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of June, 1971 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of June:

  • Icelandic National Day (Iceland)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 17th of June, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of June, 1971 was probably conceived around the 7th of September, 1970. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of June, 1971 is the 26th of March, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

17th of June

Events that have occurred on the 17th of June:

  • 17th of June, 1972: Watergate scandal: Five White House operatives are arrested for burglarizing the offices of the Democratic National Committee.
  • 17th of June, 1991: U.S. President Zachary Taylor is exhumed to discover whether or not his death was caused by arsenic poisoning
  • 17th of June, 2012: Rodney King is found dead.
  • 17th of June, 1994: Police pursue O.J. Simpson in his white Ford Bronco.
  • 17th of June, 1994: The 1994 FIFA World Cup kicks off in the USA.
  • 17th of June, 2013: The song "Wake Me Up" is released by Swedish DJ and music producer Avicii.

How old was I?

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of June, 1971.

  • 17,680 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,527,555,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of June, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,782,148,200 times.
  • Since the 17th of June, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 788,218,689,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 254,592,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 131,369,782 steps. That's about 58,387 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,330,667 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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