24th of April, 1974

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 24th of April, 1974, fell on a Wednesday.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 44 years, 7 months and 20 days have passed since the 24th of April, 1974.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1974.
  • Day 114 of 1974.
  • Leap Year: 1974 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1974 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of April, 1974 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of April, 1974, will be 44 years of age.
  • American Format: 04-24-1974 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1974-04-24. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19740424" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 135990000.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of April, 1974:

  • United States: TSOP - MFSB
  • 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 24th of April, 1974.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of April, 1974 was probably conceived around the 15th of July, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of April, 1974 is the 1st of February, 1975. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 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.
  • 17th of May, 1974: 33 people are killed when the UVF detonate four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan in Ireland.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 24th 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 24th of April:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of April, 1974.

  • 16,303 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,408,582,800 seconds have passed since the 24th of April, 1974.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,643,346,600 times.
  • Since the 24th of April, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 726,828,724,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 234,763,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 121,138,121 steps. That's about 53,839 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,902,994 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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