21st of May, 1972

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 21st of May, 1972, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Born on this exact date: The Notorious B.I.G: Rapper.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 47 years, 0 months and 29 days have passed since the 21st of May, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1972.
  • Day 142 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).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1972 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 21st of May, 1972 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 21st of May, 1972, will be 47 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-21-1972 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1972-05-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19720521" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 75250800.

Music Singles

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

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 21st of May, 1972.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 21st of May, 1972 was probably conceived around the 12th of August, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of May, 1972 is the 28th of February, 1973. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 5th of May, 1972: 115 people die when Alitalia Flight 112 crashes near Palermo in Italy.
  • 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.
  • 9th of June, 1972: The Black Hills flood: 238 people are killed by floods in South Dakota.
  • 16th of June, 1972: 108 people are killed in France when two passenger trains collide with the debris of a collapsed tunnel.
  • 17th of June, 1972: Watergate scandal: Five White House operatives are arrested for burglarizing the offices of the Democratic National Committee.
  • 18th of June, 1972: 118 people are killed when British European Airways Flight 548 crashes soon after take-off.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 21st of May:

  • 21st of May, 1991: Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated.
  • 21st of May, 1980: Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) is released.
  • 21st of May, 1982: The movie Annie (1982) is released in cinemas.
  • 21st of May, 1993: Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993) is released.
  • 21st of May, 1999: Notting Hill (1999), starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, is released in movie theaters.
  • 21st of May, 1999: The single "Sweet Like Chocolate" is released by Shanks & Bigfoot.
  • 21st of May, 2008: The 2008 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Manchester United and Chelsea. Manchester United win on penalties.
  • 21st of May, 2009: The Black Eyed Peas release their song "I Gotta Feeling".
  • 21st of May, 2010: Shrek Forever After (2010) is released in movie theaters.

Television

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

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of May:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of May, 1972.

  • 17,195 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,485,648,000 seconds have passed since the 21st of May, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,733,256,000 times.
  • Since the 21st of May, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 766,594,368,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 247,608,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 127,765,728 steps. That's about 56,785 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,827,776 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:

  • German: Sonntag.
  • French: Dimanche.
  • Italian: Domenica.
  • Spanish: Domingo.
  • Portuguese: Domingo.

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