The 21st of May, 1973, fell on a Monday. Day 141 of 1973. Decade: 1970s.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Noel Fielding: English comedian.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of May, 1973:
United States: Frankenstein - Edgar Winter Group
United Kingdom: See My Baby Jive - Wizzard
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 21st of May, 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 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.
Between the 18th of May, 1973 and the 7th of August, 1973, the Senate Watergate Committee carries out a number of televised hearings. John Dean, who had served as the White House Counsel until he was fired in April of 1973, tells investigators that he had discussed the Watergate cover-up with US President Richard Nixon. In July of 1973, Nixon refuses to hand over presidential tape recordings to investigators.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of May:
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of May, 1973.
16,921 days have passed since this date.
1,461,974,400 seconds have passed since the 21st of May, 1973.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,705,636,800 times.
Since the 21st of May, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 754,378,790,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 243,662,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 125,729,798 steps. That's about 55,880 miles!
Since this date, 17,543,693 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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