The 21st of May, 1972, fell on a Sunday. Day 142 of 1972. Decade: 1970s.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: The Notorious B.I.G: Rapper.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st 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 21st 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 21st of May:
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 21st of May, 1972.
17,286 days have passed since this date.
1,493,510,400 seconds have passed since the 21st of May, 1972.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,742,428,800 times.
Since the 21st of May, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 770,651,366,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 248,918,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 128,441,894 steps. That's about 57,085 miles!
Since this date, 17,922,125 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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