The 20th of May, 1972, fell on a Saturday. Day 141 of 1972. Decade: 1970s.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Busta Rhymes: Rapper.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th 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 20th 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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of May:
20th of May, 1996: The song "Three Lions" is released as the official anthem of the England football team (for the 1996 European Championships).
20th of May, 2013: Football: It is announced that Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho will be leaving the club.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of May, 1972.
17,350 days have passed since this date.
1,499,043,600 seconds have passed since the 20th of May, 1972.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,748,884,200 times.
Since the 20th of May, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 773,506,497,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 249,840,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 128,917,750 steps. That's about 57,297 miles!
Since this date, 17,988,523 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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