2nd of April, 1974

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 2nd of April, 1974, fell on a Tuesday.
  • On this exact date: French president Georges Pompidou dies of cancer.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 43 years, 5 months and 20 days have passed since the 2nd of April, 1974.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 1974.
  • Day 92 of 1974.
  • Leap Year: 1974 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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 2nd of April, 1974 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of April, 1974, will be 43 years of age.
  • American Format: 04-02-1974 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1974-04-02. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19740402" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 134089200.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of April, 1974:

  • United States: Hooked On A Feeling - Blue Swede
  • United Kingdom: Seasons In The Sun - Terry Jacks

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 2nd of April, 1974.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of April, 1974 was probably conceived around the 23rd of June, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of April, 1974 is the 10th of January, 1975. (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.
  • 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 2nd of April:

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 2nd of April:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of April, 1974.

  • 15,877 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,371,772,800 seconds have passed since the 2nd of April, 1974.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,600,401,600 times.
  • Since the 2nd of April, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 707,834,764,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 228,628,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 117,972,461 steps. That's about 52,432 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,461,274 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.

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