2nd of August, 1971

The 2nd of August, 1971, fell on a Monday. Day 214 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of August, 1971:

  • United States: You've Got A Friend - James Taylor
  • United Kingdom: Get It On - T. Rex

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 August, 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 2nd of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 48 years, 2 months and 16 days have passed since the 2nd of August, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of August, 1971, will be 48 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 49935600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 2nd of August, 1971:

  • 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.
  • 30th of July, 1971: 162 people are killed when All Nippon Airways Flight 58 collides with a Japanese fighter jet.
  • 9th of August, 1971: Internment: British government forces arrest hundreds of Irish nationalists and detain them without trial.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 2nd of August, 1971, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of August, 1971 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of August:

  • Republic Day (Republic of Macedonia)
  • August Bank Holiday (Ireland)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 2nd of August, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of August, 1971 was probably conceived around the 23rd of October, 1970. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of August, 1971 is the 11th of May, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

2nd of August

Events that have occurred on the 2nd of August:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of August, 1971.

  • 17,607 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,521,244,800 seconds have passed since the 2nd of August, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,774,785,600 times.
  • Since the 2nd of August, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 784,962,316,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 253,540,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 130,827,053 steps. That's about 58,145 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,254,938 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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