The 23rd of December, 1970, fell on a Wednesday. Day 357 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.
49 years, 1 months and 5 days have passed since the 23rd of December, 1970.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 23rd of December, 1970:
The North Tower of the World Trade Center is topped, making it the tallest building in the world.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 23rd of December, 1970:
United States: My Sweet Lord - George Harrison
United Kingdom: I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds
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 23rd of December, 1970.
1970 in music.
The Billboard Charts in 1970 were dominated by the likes of The Jackson 5, B. J. Thomas, The Beatles, The Carpenters, The Partridge Family, Simon & Garfunkel, Bread, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, George Harrison and Shocking Blue.
Simon & Garfunkel - "Bridge over Troubled Water"
"Bridge over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel would go on to win a Grammy for 1970's Song of the Year.
West Germany Chancellor Willy Brandt was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1970.
"Patton" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1970.
1970 in movies.
Movies released in 1970 included Love Story, MASH, Airport, Patton, Woodstock, Little Big Man, Ryan's Daughter, "Tora! Tora! Tora!", Chariots of the Gods, The Aristocats, The Conformist, A Man Called Horse and The Vampire Lovers.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of December:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 23rd of December, 1970.
17,933 days have passed since this date.
1,549,414,800 seconds have passed since the 23rd of December, 1970.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,807,650,600 times.
Since the 23rd of December, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 799,498,036,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 258,235,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,249,673 steps. That's about 59,222 miles!
Since this date, 18,592,978 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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