6th of May, 1973

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 6th of May, 1973, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 45 years, 6 months and 16 days have passed since the 6th of May, 1973.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1973.
  • Day 126 of 1973.
  • Leap Year: 1973 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1973 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of May, 1973 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of May, 1973, will be 45 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-06-1973 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1973-05-06. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19730506" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 105490800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of May, 1973:

  • United States: Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree - Dawn
  • United Kingdom: Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree - Dawn

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 6th of May, 1973.

  • Watergate Scandal Resignations

    The Watergate Scandal continues as a number of White House staff members resign. White House Counsel John Dean is fired.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 6th of May, 1973.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of May, 1973 was probably conceived around the 27th of July, 1972. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of May, 1973 is the 13th of February, 1974. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 30th of April, 1973: Watergate scandal: President Richard Nixon announces that White House Counsel John Dean has been fired and that Attorney General Richard Kleindienst has resigned.
  • 22nd of May, 1973: Lord Lambton resigns from the British government over a 'call girl' scandal.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 6th of May:

  • 6th of May, 1527: The Sack of Rome occurs.
  • 6th of May, 1966: Moors murders: Ian Brady is found guilty and sentenced to 3 concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
  • 6th of May, 1976: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
  • 6th of May, 1994: The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.
  • 6th of May, 2002: The Attitude Era in the WWE comes to an end.
  • 6th of May, 2002: Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.
  • 6th of May, 2004: The TV show "Friends" comes to an end after nearly ten years.
  • 6th of May, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.

Television

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

  • Barnaby Jones - Television series about a Private Detective and his widowed daughter-in-law.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of May:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of May, 1973.

  • 16,633 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,437,094,800 seconds have passed since the 6th of May, 1973.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,676,610,600 times.
  • Since the 6th of May, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 741,540,916,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 239,515,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 123,590,153 steps. That's about 54,929 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,245,138 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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