27th of July, 1974

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 27th of July, 1974, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 44 years, 0 months and 19 days have passed since the 27th of July, 1974.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 1974.
  • Day 208 of 1974.
  • Leap Year: 1974 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1974 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 27th of July, 1974 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 27th of July, 1974, will be 44 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-27-1974 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1974-07-27. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19740727" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 144111600.

Music Singles

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

  • United States: Annie's Song - John Denver
  • United Kingdom: Rock Your Baby - George McCrae

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 July, 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.

  • Nixon Impeachment

    Recently-released presidential tapes reveal that Nixon had been involved in the attempted cover-up of the Watergate Scandal. It is now looking extremely likely that the president will be impeached.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

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

  • 27th of July, 1976: 242,769 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Chinese city of Tangshan.
  • 27th of July, 1981: The infamous murder of 6-year-old Adam Walsh occurs in Hollywood, Florida.
  • 27th of July, 2008: Bruce Edwards Ivins (suspect behind the 2001 Anthrax attacks) passes away after an overdose of Tylenol with codeine.
  • 27th of July, 1979: The Amityville Horror (1979) is released in movie theaters.
  • 27th of July, 1998: Stardust release the song "Music Sounds Better with You".
  • 27th of July, 2001: Planet of the Apes (2001) is released.
  • 27th of July, 2012: The video game "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty" is released.

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 July:

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Videos

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Visualize

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 16,090 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,390,176,000 seconds have passed since the 27th of July, 1974.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,621,872,000 times.
  • Since the 27th of July, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 717,330,816,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 231,696,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 119,555,136 steps. That's about 53,136 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,682,112 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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