22nd of May, 1973

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 22nd of May, 1973, fell on a Tuesday.
  • On this exact date: Lord Lambton resigns from the British government over a 'call girl' scandal.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 44 years, 6 months and 0 days have passed since the 22nd of May, 1973.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1973.
  • Day 142 of 1973.
  • Leap Year: 1973 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1973 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 22nd of May, 1973 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 22nd of May, 1973, will be 44 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-22-1973 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1973-05-22. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19730522" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 106873200.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 22nd 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 22nd of May, 1973.

  • Watergate Hearings

    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.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 22nd of May, 1973.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 22nd of May, 1973 was probably conceived around the 12th of August, 1972. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 22nd of May, 1973 is the 1st of March, 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.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 22nd of May:

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 22nd of May:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 22nd of May, 1973.

  • 16,252 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,404,176,400 seconds have passed since the 22nd of May, 1973.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,638,205,800 times.
  • Since the 22nd of May, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 724,555,022,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 234,029,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 120,759,170 steps. That's about 53,671 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,850,117 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Tuesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.

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