31st of December, 1972

The 31st of December, 1972, fell on a Sunday. Day 366 of 1972. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 31st of December, 1972:

  • Puerto Rican baseball player Roberto Clemente dies in a plane crash.


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

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 31st 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 31st of December:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 46 years, 10 months and 14 days have passed since the 31st 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 31st of December, 1972, will be 46 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 94608000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 31st of December, 1972:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 31st 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 31st 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 31st of December:

  • New Year's Eve

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).

31st of December

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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 17,119 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,479,081,600 seconds have passed since the 31st of December, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,725,595,200 times.
  • Since the 31st of December, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 763,206,105,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 246,513,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 127,201,018 steps. That's about 56,534 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,748,979 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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