18th of December, 1971

The 18th of December, 1971, fell on a Saturday. Day 352 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 18th of December, 1971:

  • The US dollar is devalued for the second time in history.


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

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 18th of December, 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 18th of December:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 47 years, 10 months and 26 days have passed since the 18th of December, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th of December, 1971, will be 47 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 61862400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of December, 1971:

  • 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.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of December, 1971, 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.

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).

18th of December

Events that have occurred on the 18th of December:


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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 17,497 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,511,740,800 seconds have passed since the 18th of December, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,763,697,600 times.
  • Since the 18th of December, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 780,058,252,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 251,956,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 130,009,709 steps. That's about 57,782 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,140,890 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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