27th of May, 1974

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 27th of May, 1974, fell on a Monday.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 44 years, 0 months and 29 days have passed since the 27th of May, 1974.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 1974.
  • Day 147 of 1974.
  • Leap Year: 1974 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1974 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 27th of May, 1974 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 27th of May, 1974, will be 44 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-27-1974 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1974-05-27. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19740527" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 138841200.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 27th of May:

  • Spring Bank Holiday (UK)
  • Memorial Day (USA)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 27th of May, 1974:

  • United States: The Streak - Ray Stevens
  • United Kingdom: Sugar Baby Love - Rubettes

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 27th of May, 1974.

  • Watergate Tapes

    On the 30th of April, 1974, transcripts of the Nixon tapes are released to the House Judiciary committee. On the 24th of July, the Supreme Court rules that US President Nixon must hand over the actual recordings.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 27th of May, 1974.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 27th of May, 1974 was probably conceived around the 17th of August, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 27th of May, 1974 is the 6th of March, 1975. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 17th of May, 1974: 33 people are killed when the UVF detonate four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan in Ireland.
  • 13th of June, 1974: The opening day of the 1974 FIFA World Cup in West Germany.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 27th of May:

  • 27th of May, 1995: Superman actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse.
  • 27th of May, 1997: A tornado kills 27 people in Jarrell, Texas.
  • 27th of May, 1997: LeAnn Rimes releases her song "How Do I Live".
  • 27th of May, 2003: The popular open-source blogging tool Wordpress is released.
  • 27th of May, 1994: The Flintstones (1994) is released in cinemas.
  • 27th of May, 2005: The Longest Yard (2005), starring Adam Sandler, is released in movie theaters.
  • 27th of May, 2005: The animated movie Madagascar (2005) is released.
  • 27th of May, 2009: The 2009 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Manchester United. Barcelona win 2-0.

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 27th of May:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 27th of May, 1974.

  • 16,100 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,391,040,000 seconds have passed since the 27th of May, 1974.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,622,880,000 times.
  • Since the 27th of May, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 717,776,640,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 231,840,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 119,629,440 steps. That's about 53,169 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,692,480 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Montag.
  • French: Lundi.
  • Italian: Lunedi.
  • Spanish: Lunes.
  • Portuguese: Segunda-feira.

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