16th of March, 1971

The 16th of March, 1971, fell on a Tuesday. Day 75 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.

48 years, 11 months and 3 days have passed since the 16th of March, 1971.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of March, 1971:

  • United States: One Bad Apple - Osmonds
  • United Kingdom: Baby Jump - Mungo Jerry

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 16th of March, 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.

  • Richard Nixon.

    U.S. President Richard Nixon was named as the Time Person of the Year 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.

  • 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.

  • The French Connection

    "The French Connection" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1971.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 48 years, 11 months and 3 days have passed since the 16th of March, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of March, 1971, will be 48 years of age.
  • People born in 1971 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 37926000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 16th of March, 1971:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 16th of March, 1971, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of March, 1971 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • All in the Family - American sitcom about the life of a working-class father and his family.
  • The Odd Couple - Starring Tony Randall as Felix Unger and Jack Klugman as Oscar Madison.
  • The Mary Tyler Moore Show - Sitcom about a career-oriented woman who moves to Minneapolis after separating from her partner.
  • The Flip Wilson Show - Variety show hosted by Flip Wilson.
  • McCloud - A New Mexico deputy marshall gets assigned to Manhattan's 27th Precinct.
  • The Brady Bunch - Sitcom about a large family with six children.
  • Marcus Welby, M.D. - Medical drama television program.
  • Here's Lucy - Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.
  • Columbo. - Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.

1971 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1971.

"All in the Family" - "The Clangers" - "Sesame Street" - "The Brady Bunch" - "Cattanooga Cats" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "JOT the Dot" - "Underdog" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "My Three Sons" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of March:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 16th of March, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of March, 1971 was probably conceived around the 6th of June, 1970. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of March, 1971 is the 24th of December, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

16th of March

Events that have occurred on the 16th of March:

  • 16th of March, 1965: Police clash with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee marchers in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 16th of March, 1966: The first Vans shoe store is opened in California.
  • 16th of March, 1968: The My Lai Massacre occurs in Vietnam.
  • 16th of March, 1970: Motown singer Tammi Terrell passes away after battling cancer.
  • 16th of March, 1985: Reporter Terry Anderson is taken hostage by Shiite Hezbollah militants in Beirut. He is not released until 1991
  • 16th of March, 1988: Iran-Contra affair: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
  • 16th of March, 1988: The Milltown Cemetery attack occurs when loyalist paramilitary Michael Stone launches a gun and grenade attack on mourners at an IRA funeral.
  • 16th of March, 1979: The Sino-Vietnamese War between China and Vietnam comes to an end.
  • 16th of March, 1995: Rapper Eazy-E announces that he has AIDS.
  • 16th of March, 2010: Serbian singer Ksenija Pajcin is murdered by her boyfriend in Belgrade.
  • 16th of March, 2012: The comedy movie 21 Jump Street (2012) is released in cinemas.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of March, 1971.

  • 17,872 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,544,144,400 seconds have passed since the 16th of March, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,801,501,800 times.
  • Since the 16th of March, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 796,778,510,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 257,357,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 132,796,418 steps. That's about 59,021 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,529,733 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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