20th of February, 1974

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 20th of February, 1974, fell on a Wednesday.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 44 years, 4 months and 4 days have passed since the 20th of February, 1974.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 1974.
  • Day 51 of 1974.
  • Leap Year: 1974 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1974 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of February, 1974 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of February, 1974, will be 44 years of age.
  • American Format: 02-20-1974 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1974-02-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19740220" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 130550400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of February, 1974:

  • United States: The Way We Were - Barbra Sreisand
  • United Kingdom: Devil Gate Drive - Suzi Quatro

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 20th of February, 1974.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of February, 1974 was probably conceived around the 13th of May, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of February, 1974 is the 30th of November, 1974. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 1st of February, 1974: 177 people are killed when a fire breaks out at the Joelma Building in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • 4th of February, 1974: 19-year-old Patty Hearst is kidnapped by a left-wing group called the Symbionese Liberation Army in Berkeley, California.
  • 18th of March, 1974: OPEC nations end a 5-month-long embargo against Europe, Japan and the United States.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 20th of February:

  • 20th of February, 1971: 74 people are killed by tornadoes in Mississippi.
  • 20th of February, 2001: A foot-and-mouth crisis begins in the United Kingdom. Over 10 million sheep and cattle are killed in attempt to halt the spread of the disease

Television

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

  • Good Times - American sitcom about a family living in a poor, black neighborhood in inner-city Chicago.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

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

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of February, 1974.

  • 16,196 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,399,330,800 seconds have passed since the 20th of February, 1974.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,632,552,600 times.
  • Since the 20th of February, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 722,054,692,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 233,221,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 120,342,449 steps. That's about 53,486 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,791,970 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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