20th of July, 1973

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 20th of July, 1973, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: Bruce Lee dies.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 44 years, 4 months and 3 days have passed since the 20th of July, 1973.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1973.
  • Day 201 of 1973.
  • Leap Year: 1973 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of July, 1973, will be 44 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-20-1973 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1973-07-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19730720" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 111970800.

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.

  • 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 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).

Around This Time...

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

  • 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.

On This Date

Historical 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

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

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 16,194 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,399,165,200 seconds have passed since the 20th of July, 1973.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,632,359,400 times.
  • Since the 20th of July, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 721,969,243,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 233,194,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 120,328,207 steps. That's about 53,479 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,789,982 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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