29th of March, 1974

The 29th of March, 1974, fell on a Friday. Day 88 of 1974. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 29th of March, 1974:

  • The Volkswagen Golf is launched in Germany.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 29th of March, 1974:

  • United States: Sunshine On My Shoulder - John Denver
  • United Kingdom: Billy Don't Be A Hero - Paper Lace

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 29th of March, 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 29th of March:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 45 years, 8 months and 19 days have passed since the 29th of March, 1974.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1974.
  • Leap Year: 1974 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 29th of March, 1974, will be 45 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 133743600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 29th of March, 1974:

  • 3rd of March, 1974: 346 people are killed when Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes northeast of Paris, France.
  • 18th of March, 1974: OPEC nations end a 5-month-long embargo against Europe, Japan and the United States.
  • 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.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 29th of March, 1974, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1974 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 29th of March, 1974 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 29th of March, 1974.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 29th of March, 1974 was probably conceived around the 19th of June, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 29th of March, 1974 is the 6th of January, 1975. (Rough Estimate).

29th of March

Events that have occurred on the 29th of March:


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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of March, 1974.

  • 16,698 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,442,710,800 seconds have passed since the 29th of March, 1974.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,683,162,600 times.
  • Since the 29th of March, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 744,438,772,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 240,451,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 124,073,129 steps. That's about 55,144 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,312,530 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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