26th of December, 1972

The 26th of December, 1972, fell on a Tuesday. Day 361 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 26th of December, 1972:

  • United States: Me And Mrs. Jones - Billy Paul
  • United Kingdom: Long Haired Lover From Liverpool - Little Jimmy Osmond

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 26th of December, 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 26th of December:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 46 years, 8 months and 26 days have passed since the 26th of December, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 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 26th of December, 1972, will be 46 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 94176000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 26th of December, 1972:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 26th of December, 1972, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1972 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of December, 1972 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of December:

  • Boxing Day
  • St. Stephen's Day
  • Day of Goodwill (South Africa)
  • Second Christmas Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 26th of December, 1972.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of December, 1972 was probably conceived around the 18th of March, 1972. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of December, 1972 is the 5th of October, 1973. (Rough Estimate).

26th of December

Events that have occurred on the 26th of December:


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?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 26th of December, 1972.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of December, 1972.

  • 17,071 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,474,930,800 seconds have passed since the 26th of December, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,720,752,600 times.
  • Since the 26th of December, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 761,064,292,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 245,821,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 126,844,049 steps. That's about 56,375 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,699,170 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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