6th of December, 1973

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 6th of December, 1973, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: Gerald Ford becomes the Vice President of the United States.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 43 years, 11 months and 14 days have passed since the 6th of December, 1973.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 1973.
  • Day 340 of 1973.
  • Leap Year: 1973 was NOT a leap year.
  • 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 6th 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 6th of December, 1973, will be 43 years of age.
  • American Format: 12-06-1973 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1973-12-06. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19731206" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 123984000.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 6th of December:

  • Constitution Day (Spain)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th 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 6th of December, 1973.

  • Watergate Continues

    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."

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 6th of December, 1973.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of December, 1973 was probably conceived around the 26th of February, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of December, 1973 is the 15th of September, 1974. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 6th of December:

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Kojak - TV show about a bald New York detective.
  • 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 6th of December:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of December, 1973.

  • 16,054 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,387,065,600 seconds have passed since the 6th of December, 1973.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,618,243,200 times.
  • Since the 6th of December, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 715,725,849,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 231,177,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 119,287,642 steps. That's about 53,017 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,644,787 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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