Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Cancer.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1974 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of July, 1974 falls under the Woodpecker.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of July, 1974, will be 45 years of age.
American Format: 07-17-1974 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1974-07-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19740717" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 143247600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of July, 1974:
United States: Rock Your Baby - George McCrae
United Kingdom: She - Charles Aznavour
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 17th of July, 1974.
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.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 17th of July, 1974.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 17th of July, 1974 was probably conceived around the 7th of October, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of July, 1974 is the 26th of April, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
15th of July, 1974: News anchor Christine Chubbuck commits suicide during a live broadcast on WXLT-TV in Sarasota, Florida.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of July, 1974. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of July, 1974.
16,438 days have passed since this date.
1,420,243,200 seconds have passed since the 17th of July, 1974.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,656,950,400 times.
Since the 17th of July, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 732,845,491,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 236,707,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 122,140,915 steps. That's about 54,285 miles!
Since this date, 17,042,918 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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