20th of September, 1972

The 20th of September, 1972, fell on a Wednesday. Day 264 of 1972. Decade: 1970s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of September, 1972:

  • United States: Black And White - Three Dog Night
  • United Kingdom: Mama Weer All Crazee Now - Slade

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 September, 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 20th of September:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 47 years, 2 months and 1 days have passed since the 20th of September, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 38 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 20th of September, 1972, will be 47 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 85791600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 20th of September, 1972:

  • 5th of September, 1972: The Munich massacre occurs when eleven members of the Israeli Olympic team are killed by a Palestinian group called Black September.
  • 17th of September, 1972: The first episode of "M*A*S*H" is aired.
  • 24th of September, 1972: 12 children and 11 adults are killed at an airshow in Sacramento when an F-86 fighter crashes into an ice cream parlour.
  • 13th of October, 1972: Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashes into the Andes mountain range. Survivors are forced to resort to cannibalism.
  • 13th of October, 1972: 174 people are killed when Aeroflot Flight 217 crashes close to Moscow.
  • 16th of October, 1972: A plane carrying U.S. Congressman Hale Boggs disappears in Alaska .

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th of September, 1972, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1972 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of September, 1972 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 20th of September, 1972.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of September, 1972 was probably conceived around the 12th of December, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of September, 1972 is the 30th of June, 1973. (Rough Estimate).

20th of September

Events that have occurred on the 20th of September:


Television

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

  • M*A*S*H - TV series about an American military medical unit during the Korean War.
  • Maude - Sitcom starring Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay. Spin-off of All in the Family.
  • 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 20th of September, 1972.

  • 17,226 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,488,330,000 seconds have passed since the 20th of September, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,736,385,000 times.
  • Since the 20th of September, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 767,978,280,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 248,055,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 127,996,380 steps. That's about 56,887 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,859,960 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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