9th of August, 1974

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 9th of August, 1974, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: The Watergate scandal forces Richard Nixon to resign as President of the United States.
  • On this exact date: Vice President Gerald Ford becomes the 38th President of the United States.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 43 years, 1 months and 15 days have passed since the 9th of August, 1974.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1974.
  • Day 221 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 9th of August, 1974 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 9th of August, 1974, will be 43 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-09-1974 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1974-08-09. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19740809" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 145234800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 9th of August, 1974:

  • United States: Feel Like Makin' Love - Roberta Flack
  • 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 9th of August, 1974.

  • Watergate Scandal

    Richard Nixon resigns from his position as the President of the United States after it becomes clear that his impeachment is a near-certainty. Gerald Ford takes his place.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 9th of August, 1974.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 9th of August, 1974 was probably conceived around the 30th of October, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 9th of August, 1974 is the 19th 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 9th of August:

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 9th of August:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 9th of August, 1974.

  • 15,752 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,360,972,800 seconds have passed since the 9th of August, 1974.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,587,801,600 times.
  • Since the 9th of August, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 702,261,964,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 226,828,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 117,043,661 steps. That's about 52,019 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,331,674 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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