20th of July, 1973

The 20th of July, 1973, fell on a Friday. Day 201 of 1973. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 20th of July, 1973:

  • Bruce Lee dies.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of July, 1973:

  • United States: Bad Bad Leroy Brown - Jim Croce
  • United Kingdom: Welcome Home - Peters & Lee

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 20th of July, 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.

  • 1973-74 stock market crash.

    Between the 11th of January, 1973 and the 6th of December, 1974, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost over 45% of its value. The U.K. stock market fared even worse, with the FT 30 losing over 70% of its value.

  • 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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of July:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 46 years, 4 months and 0 days have passed since the 20th of July, 1973.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1973.
  • Leap Year: 1973 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of July, 1973, will be 46 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 111970800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 20th of July, 1973:

  • 29th of July, 1973: Formula One racing driver Roger Williamson dies in an accident.
  • 2nd of August, 1973: 51 people are killed on the Isle of Man when a fire breaks out at an amusement centre.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th of July, 1973, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1973 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of July, 1973 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 20th of July, 1973.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of July, 1973 was probably conceived around the 10th of October, 1972. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of July, 1973 is the 29th of April, 1974. (Rough Estimate).

20th of July

Events that have occurred on the 20th of July:


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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of July, 1973.

  • 16,922 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,462,064,400 seconds have passed since the 20th of July, 1973.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,705,741,800 times.
  • Since the 20th of July, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 754,425,230,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 243,677,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 125,737,538 steps. That's about 55,883 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,544,773 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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