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 24th 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 24th of May, 1973, will be 45 years of age.
American Format: 05-24-1973 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1973-05-24. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19730524" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 107046000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th 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 24th of May, 1973.
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.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 24th of May, 1973.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 24th of May, 1973 was probably conceived around the 14th of August, 1972. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of May, 1973 is the 3rd 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.
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 24th of May:
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 24th of May, 1973. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of May, 1973.
16,609 days have passed since this date.
1,435,021,200 seconds have passed since the 24th of May, 1973.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,674,191,400 times.
Since the 24th of May, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 740,470,939,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 239,170,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 123,411,823 steps. That's about 54,850 miles!
Since this date, 17,220,254 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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