16th of June, 1972

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 16th of June, 1972, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: 108 people are killed in France when two passenger trains collide with the debris of a collapsed tunnel.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 45 years, 3 months and 7 days have passed since the 16th of June, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 of 1972.
  • Day 168 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 16th of June, 1972 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of June, 1972, will be 45 years of age.
  • American Format: 06-16-1972 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1972-06-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19720616" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 77497200.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of June, 1972:

  • United States: Candy Man - Sammy Davis jr.
  • United Kingdom: Metal Guru - T. Rex

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 16th of June, 1972.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of June, 1972 was probably conceived around the 7th of September, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of June, 1972 is the 26th of March, 1973. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 9th of June, 1972: The Black Hills flood: 238 people are killed by floods in South Dakota.
  • 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.
  • 6th of July, 1972: American actor Brandon deWilde is killed in a car collision.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 16th of June:

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 16th of June:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of June, 1972.

  • 16,532 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,428,364,800 seconds have passed since the 16th of June, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,666,425,600 times.
  • Since the 16th of June, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 737,036,236,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 238,060,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 122,839,373 steps. That's about 54,595 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,140,378 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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