16th of March, 1974

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 16th of March, 1974, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 44 years, 7 months and 1 days have passed since the 16th of March, 1974.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 1974.
  • Day 75 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 16th of March, 1974 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of March, 1974, will be 44 years of age.
  • American Format: 03-16-1974 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1974-03-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19740316" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 132624000.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of March, 1974:

  • United States: Seasons In The Sun - Terry Jacks
  • United Kingdom: Billy Don't Be A Hero - Paper Lace

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 16th of March, 1974.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of March, 1974 was probably conceived around the 6th of June, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of March, 1974 is the 24th of December, 1974. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 18th of March, 1974: OPEC nations end a 5-month-long embargo against Europe, Japan and the United States.
  • 29th of March, 1974: The Volkswagen Golf is launched in Germany.
  • 2nd of April, 1974: French president Georges Pompidou dies of cancer.
  • 3rd of April, 1974: Super Outbreak: 319 people are killed when a violent tornado outbreak occurs in central parts of the United States.
  • 6th of April, 1974: ABBA win the Eurovision Song Contest with their song Waterloo.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 16th of March:

  • 16th of March, 1965: Police clash with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee marchers in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 16th of March, 1966: The first Vans shoe store is opened in California.
  • 16th of March, 1968: The My Lai Massacre occurs in Vietnam.
  • 16th of March, 1970: Motown singer Tammi Terrell passes away after battling cancer.
  • 16th of March, 1985: Reporter Terry Anderson is taken hostage by Shiite Hezbollah militants in Beirut. He is not released until 1991
  • 16th of March, 1988: Iran-Contra affair: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
  • 16th of March, 1988: The Milltown Cemetery attack occurs when loyalist paramilitary Michael Stone launches a gun and grenade attack on mourners at an IRA funeral.
  • 16th of March, 2012: The comedy movie 21 Jump Street (2012) is released in cinemas.

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 16th of March:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of March, 1974.

  • 16,285 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,407,020,400 seconds have passed since the 16th of March, 1974.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,641,523,800 times.
  • Since the 16th of March, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 726,022,526,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 234,503,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 121,003,754 steps. That's about 53,779 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,884,245 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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