18th of December, 1971

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 18th of December, 1971, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: The US dollar is devalued for the second time in history.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 45 years, 11 months and 4 days have passed since the 18th of December, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of 1971.
  • Day 352 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 18th of December, 1971 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th of December, 1971, will be 45 years of age.
  • American Format: 12-18-1971 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1971-12-18. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19711218" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 61862400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of December, 1971:

  • United States: Family Affair - Sly & Family Stone
  • United Kingdom: Ernie - Benny Hill

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 18th of December, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of December, 1971 was probably conceived around the 10th of March, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of December, 1971 is the 26th of September, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 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.
  • 25th of December, 1971: 158 people are killed when a fire breaks out at a hotel in South Korea.
  • 31st of December, 1971: American actor Pete Duel dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
  • 4th of January, 1972: The first scientific hand-held calculator is released.
  • 7th of January, 1972: 104 people are killed when Iberia Airlines Flight 602 crashes into the island of Ibiza.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 18th of December:

Celebrity Birthdays

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of December, 1971.

  • 16,774 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,449,273,600 seconds have passed since the 18th of December, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,690,819,200 times.
  • Since the 18th of December, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 747,825,177,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 241,545,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 124,637,530 steps. That's about 55,394 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,391,283 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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