1st of February, 1974

The 1st of February, 1974, fell on a Friday. Day 32 of 1974. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 1st of February, 1974:

  • 177 people are killed when a fire breaks out at the Joelma Building in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of February, 1974:

  • United States: The Way We Were - Barbra Sreisand
  • United Kingdom: Tiger Feet - Mud

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 1st of February, 1974.

  • 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.

  • 1974 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1974 were dominated by Barbra Streisand, Elton John, The Jackson 5, The Steve Miller Band, Terry Jacks, Ray Stevens, The Stylistics, Dionne Warwick and The Spinners.

  • King Faisal.

    The King of Saudi Arabia, King Faisal, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1974. This was in acknowledgment of his role in the oil crisis of 1973 - 1974.

  • 1974 in movies.

    Movies released in 1974 included Blazing Saddles, The Towering Inferno, The Trial of Billy Jack, Young Frankenstein, Earthquake, The Godfather Part II, Airport 1975, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, The Longest Yard, Foxy Brown, Murder on the Orient Express and Benji.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of February:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 45 years, 7 months and 20 days have passed since the 1st of February, 1974.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1974.
  • Leap Year: 1974 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of February, 1974, will be 45 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 128908800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 1st of February, 1974:

  • 4th of February, 1974: 19-year-old Patty Hearst is kidnapped by a left-wing group called the Symbionese Liberation Army in Berkeley, California.
  • 3rd of March, 1974: 346 people are killed when Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes northeast of Paris, France.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 1st of February, 1974, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1974 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of February, 1974 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of February:

  • The Memorial Day of the Republic (Hungary)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 1st of February, 1974.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of February, 1974 was probably conceived around the 24th of April, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of February, 1974 is the 11th of November, 1974. (Rough Estimate).

1st of February

Events that have occurred on the 1st of February:


Television

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

  • Happy Days - TV show that is set in the 1950s / 1960s in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of February, 1974.

  • 16,669 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,440,198,000 seconds have passed since the 1st of February, 1974.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,680,231,000 times.
  • Since the 1st of February, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 743,142,168,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 240,033,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 123,857,028 steps. That's about 55,048 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,282,376 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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