31st of December, 1972

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 31st of December, 1972, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: Puerto Rican baseball player Roberto Clemente dies in a plane crash.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 44 years, 10 months and 20 days have passed since the 31st of December, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1972.
  • Day 366 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 Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1972 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 31st of December, 1972 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 31st of December, 1972, will be 44 years of age.
  • American Format: 12-31-1972 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1972-12-31. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19721231" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 94608000.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 31st of December:

  • New Year's Eve

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of December, 1972:

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

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 31st of December, 1972.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 31st of December, 1972 was probably conceived around the 23rd of March, 1972. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 31st of December, 1972 is the 10th of October, 1973. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 31st 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of December:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of December, 1972.

  • 16,394 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,416,441,600 seconds have passed since the 31st of December, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,652,515,200 times.
  • Since the 31st of December, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 730,883,865,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 236,073,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 121,813,978 steps. That's about 54,140 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,997,299 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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