2nd of May, 1972

The 2nd of May, 1972, fell on a Tuesday. Day 123 of 1972. Decade: 1970s.

47 years, 8 months and 20 days have passed since the 2nd of May, 1972.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Dwayne Johnson: Wrestler / Actor.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of May, 1972:

  • United States: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack
  • United Kingdom: Amazing Grace - Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

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 May, 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 2nd of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 47 years, 8 months and 20 days have passed since the 2nd of May, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 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 2nd of May, 1972, will be 47 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 73609200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 2nd of May, 1972:

  • 5th of May, 1972: 115 people die when Alitalia Flight 112 crashes near Palermo in Italy.
  • 6th of May, 1972: FA Cup Final 1972: A goal from Allan Clarke helps Leeds United secure a 1-0 victory over Arsenal.
  • 13th of May, 1972: 115 people are killed in Osaka, Japan, when a fire breaks out at a nightclub.
  • 15th of May, 1972: Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace is shot five times in an assassination attempt in Laurel, Maryland.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 2nd of May, 1972, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1972 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of May, 1972 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 2nd of May, 1972.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of May, 1972 was probably conceived around the 24th of July, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of May, 1972 is the 9th of February, 1973. (Rough Estimate).

2nd of May

Events that have occurred on the 2nd of May:

  • 2nd of May, 1519: Leonardo da Vinci dies.
  • 2nd of May, 1997: The Labour Party in Britain return to power after 18 years.
  • 2nd of May, 1997: Tony Blair becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 2nd of May, 1998: English footballer Justin Fashanu commits suicide.
  • 2nd of May, 2011: 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden is killed by a United States special forces military unit in Pakistan.
  • 2nd of May, 1964: FA Cup Final 1964: West Ham United defeat Preston North End 3-2.
  • 2nd of May, 1993: Football: Manchester United win their first league title in 26 years.
  • 2nd of May, 2003: The X-Men movie X2 (2003) is released.
  • 2nd of May, 2004: Football: Leeds United are relegated from the Premier League after a 4-1 defeat at Bolton.
  • 2nd of May, 2007: Football: A.C. Milan progress to the Champions League final after defeating Manchester United 3-0 at the San Siro
  • 2nd of May, 2007: Rapper Soulja Boy releases his single "Crank That".
  • 2nd of May, 2008: The movie Iron Man (2008) is released.
  • 2nd of May, 2016: Football: Leicester City are crowned Premier League champions after title rivals Tottenham Hotspur draw 2-2 with Chelsea.

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 2nd of May, 1972.

  • 17,429 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,505,869,200 seconds have passed since the 2nd of May, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,756,847,400 times.
  • Since the 2nd of May, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 777,028,507,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 250,978,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 129,504,751 steps. That's about 57,558 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,070,430 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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