Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Libra.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1973 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 21st of October, 1973 falls under the Raven.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
Age: Anyone born on the 21st of October, 1973, will be 45 years of age.
American Format: 10-21-1973 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1973-10-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19731021" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 120006000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of October, 1973:
United States: Angie - Rolling Stones
United Kingdom: Eye Level - Simon Park Orchestra
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 October, 1973.
Saturday Night Massacre: The Watergate Scandal continues as US President Richard Nixon fires one of the lead prosecutors in the case. Attorney General Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William D. Ruckelshaus are forced by Nixon to resign after they refuse to fire the prosecutor themselves. Pressure begins to mount for the impeachment of the president. 18 minutes in one of the presidential tapes goes "missing."
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 21st of October, 1973.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 21st of October, 1973 was probably conceived around the 11th of January, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of October, 1973 is the 31st of July, 1974. (Rough Estimate).
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Things that happened during this general period of time...
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of October, 1973.
16,621 days have passed since this date.
1,436,054,400 seconds have passed since the 21st of October, 1973.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,675,396,800 times.
Since the 21st of October, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 741,004,070,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 239,342,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 123,500,678 steps. That's about 54,889 miles!
Since this date, 17,232,653 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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