29th of August, 1974

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 29th of August, 1974, fell on a Thursday.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 44 years, 1 months and 17 days have passed since the 29th of August, 1974.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1974.
  • Day 241 of 1974.
  • Leap Year: 1974 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1974 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 29th of August, 1974 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 29th of August, 1974, will be 44 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-29-1974 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1974-08-29. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19740829" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 146962800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 29th of August, 1974:

  • United States: You're Having My Baby - Paul Anka
  • United Kingdom: Love Me For A Reason - Osmonds

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 29th of August, 1974.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 29th of August, 1974 was probably conceived around the 19th of November, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 29th of August, 1974 is the 8th of June, 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 29th of August:

  • 29th of August, 1966: The Beatles last live performance takes place at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
  • 29th of August, 1970: Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar is killed by an LA County Sheriff deputy during the National Chicano Moratorium March against the Vietnam War.
  • 29th of August, 2005: Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans.
  • 29th of August, 2006: The video game Saints Row 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 29th of August:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of August, 1974.

  • 16,119 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,392,681,600 seconds have passed since the 29th of August, 1974.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,624,795,200 times.
  • Since the 29th of August, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 718,623,705,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 232,113,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 119,770,618 steps. That's about 53,231 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,712,179 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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