16th of November, 1971

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 16th of November, 1971, fell on a Tuesday.
  • On this exact date: American socialite Edie Sedgwick dies of "probable acute barbiturate intoxication".
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 47 years, 7 months and 8 days have passed since the 16th of November, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 46 of 1971.
  • Day 320 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of November, 1971 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of November, 1971, will be 47 years of age.
  • American Format: 11-16-1971 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1971-11-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19711116" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 59097600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of November, 1971:

  • United States: Gypsies Tramps And Thieves - Cher
  • United Kingdom: Coz I Luv You - Slade

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 16th of November, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of November, 1971 was probably conceived around the 6th of February, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of November, 1971 is the 25th of August, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 21st of October, 1971: 22 people are killed when a gas explosion occurs at a shopping centre in Clarkston, Scotland .
  • 29th of October, 1971: American guitarist Duane Allman is killed in a motorbike accident.
  • 24th of November, 1971: A man called D. B. Cooper parachutes from a plane that he had hijacked, carrying with him US$200,000 in ransom money. He is never seen again.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 16th of November:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of November:

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of November, 1971.

  • 17,388 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,502,319,600 seconds have passed since the 16th of November, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,752,706,200 times.
  • Since the 16th of November, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 775,196,913,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 250,386,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 129,199,486 steps. That's about 57,422 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,027,835 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


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

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.


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