Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1973 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 5th of December, 1973 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
Age: Anyone born on the 5th of December, 1973, will be 45 years of age.
American Format: 12-05-1973 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1973-12-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19731205" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 123897600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of December, 1973:
United States: Top Of The World - Carpenters
United Kingdom: I Love You Love Me Love - Gary Glitter
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 5th of December, 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 5th of December, 1973.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 5th of December, 1973 was probably conceived around the 25th of February, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of December, 1973 is the 14th of September, 1974. (Rough Estimate).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of December, 1973.
16,443 days have passed since this date.
1,420,675,200 seconds have passed since the 5th of December, 1973.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,657,454,400 times.
Since the 5th of December, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 733,068,403,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 236,779,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 122,178,067 steps. That's about 54,301 miles!
Since this date, 17,048,102 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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