26th of January, 1972

The 26th of January, 1972, fell on a Wednesday. Day 26 of 1972. Decade: 1970s.

47 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since the 26th of January, 1972.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of January, 1972:

  • United States: American Pie - Don McLean
  • United Kingdom: I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing - New Seekers

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 26th of January, 1972.

  • 1972 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1972 were dominated by Don McLean, Roberta Flack, Gilbert O'Sullivan, America, Joe Tex, Looking Glass and Al Green.

  • Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger.

    U.S. President Richard Nixon and his National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger, were both named as the Time Person of the Year in 1972. Nixon and Kissinger had made history by travelling to China to "open up a dialogue."

  • 1972 in movies.

    Movies released in 1972 included The Godfather, The Poseidon Adventure, "What's Up, Doc?", Behind the Green Door, Deliverance, Super Fly, Cabaret, The Getaway, Fritz the Cat, The Legend of Boggy Creek, Jeremiah Johnson, Blacula and Silent Running.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of January:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 47 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since the 26th of January, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 1972.
  • Leap Year: 1972 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 26th of January, 1972, will be 47 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 65232000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 26th of January, 1972:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 26th of January, 1972, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1972 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of January, 1972 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of January:

  • Australia Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 26th of January, 1972.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of January, 1972 was probably conceived around the 18th of April, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of January, 1972 is the 4th of November, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

26th of January

Events that have occurred on the 26th of January:

  • 26th of January, 1966: Beaumont children: Jane Nartare Beaumont (9), Arnna Kathleen Beaumont (7) and Grant Ellis Beaumont (4) disappear from Glenelg Beach in South Australia.
  • 26th of January, 2001: 20,000 people are killed in an earthquake in Gujarat, India.
  • 26th of January, 1986: Super Bowl XX: The Chicago Bears defeat the New England Patriots by 46-10 at the Louisiana Superdome.
  • 26th of January, 1992: Super Bowl XXVI: The Washington Redskins defeat the Buffalo Bills by 37-24 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • 26th of January, 1996: The first-person shooter game Duke Nukem 3D is released.
  • 26th of January, 1997: Super Bowl XXXI: The Green Bay Packers defeat the New England Patriots by 35-21 at the Louisiana Superdome.
  • 26th of January, 2003: Super Bowl XXXVII: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeat the Oakland Raiders by 48-21 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.
  • 26th of January, 2016: The game "The Witness" is released on the PC and the PlayStation 4.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of January, 1972.

  • 17,526 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,514,246,400 seconds have passed since the 26th of January, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,766,620,800 times.
  • Since the 26th of January, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 781,351,142,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 252,374,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 130,225,190 steps. That's about 57,878 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,170,957 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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