The 20th of February, 1971, fell on a Saturday. Day 51 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.
48 years, 11 months and 3 days have passed since the 20th of February, 1971.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 20th of February, 1971:
74 people are killed by tornadoes in Mississippi.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of February, 1971:
United States: One Bad Apple - Osmonds
United Kingdom: My Sweet Lord - George Harrison
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 20th of February, 1971.
1971 in music.
The Billboard Charts in 1971 were dominated by the likes of Dawn, Three Dog Night, Rod Stewart, The Bee Gees, Carole King, Melanie, The Osmonds, The Temptations, The Raiders, Isaac Hayes, Donny Osmond and Cher.
James Taylor & Carole King - "You've Got a Friend"
"You've Got a Friend" by James Taylor & Carole King would go on to win a Grammy for 1971's Song of the Year.
U.S. President Richard Nixon was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1971.
The French Connection
"The French Connection" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1971.
1971 in movies.
Movies released in 1971 included Fiddler on the Roof, The French Connection, Dirty Harry, Diamonds Are Forever, Billy Jack, Summer of '42, The Last Picture Show, Carnal Knowledge, A Clockwork Orange, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Harold and Maude, Klute and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of February:
20th of February, 2001: A foot-and-mouth crisis begins in the United Kingdom. Over 10 million sheep and cattle are killed in attempt to halt the spread of the disease
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of February, 1971.
17,869 days have passed since this date.
1,543,885,200 seconds have passed since the 20th of February, 1971.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,801,199,400 times.
Since the 20th of February, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 796,644,763,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 257,314,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 132,774,127 steps. That's about 59,011 miles!
Since this date, 18,526,622 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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