7th of January, 1973

The 7th of January, 1973, fell on a Sunday. Day 7 of 1973. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 7th of January, 1973:

  • 23-year-old Mark Essex shoots and kills 9 people at the Howard Johnson's hotel in New Orleans.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 7th of January, 1973:

  • United States: You're So Vain - Carly Simon
  • 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 7th of January, 1973.

  • 1973 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1973 were dominated by Marvin Gaye, Carly Simon, Dawn & Tony Orlando, Eddie Kendricks, Elton John, Roberta Flack, Paul McCartney and Wings, Clint Holmes, Billy Preston, Cher, Jim Croce and Diana Ross.

  • John Sirica.

    John Sirica was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1973. Sirica was the judge who ordered U.S. President Richard Nixon to hand over the Watergate-related recordings.

  • 1973 in movies.

    Movies released in 1973 included The Sting, The Exorcist, American Graffiti, Papillon, The Way We Were, Charlotte's Web, Magnum Force, Last Tango in Paris, Live and Let Die, Robin Hood, Paper Moon, The Wicker Man, The Legend of Hell House and Badlands.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of January:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 46 years, 10 months and 5 days have passed since the 7th of January, 1973.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1973.
  • Leap Year: 1973 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 7th of January, 1973, will be 46 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 95212800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 7th of January, 1973:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 7th of January, 1973, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1973 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 7th of January, 1973 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 7th of January:

  • Epiphany Day
  • Christmas Day (Russia)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 7th of January, 1973.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 7th of January, 1973 was probably conceived around the 30th of March, 1972. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 7th of January, 1973 is the 17th of October, 1973. (Rough Estimate).

7th of January

Events that have occurred on the 7th of January:


Television

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

  • Last of the Summer Wine - British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.
  • 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 7th of January, 1973.

  • 17,111 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,478,390,400 seconds have passed since the 7th of January, 1973.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,724,788,800 times.
  • Since the 7th of January, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 762,849,446,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 246,398,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 127,141,574 steps. That's about 56,507 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,740,685 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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