20th of May, 1971

The 20th of May, 1971, fell on a Thursday. Day 140 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.

48 years, 9 months and 4 days have passed since the 20th of May, 1971.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 20th of May, 1971:

  • The Chuknagar massacre occurs when the Pakistan Army kills thousands of Bengali Hindus.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of May, 1971:

  • United States: Joy To The World - Three Dog Night
  • United Kingdom: Knock Three Times - Dawn

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 May, 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, 9 months and 4 days have passed since the 20th of May, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of May, 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 43542000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 20th of May, 1971:

  • 24th of April, 1971: Hundreds of thousands of people protest against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C. and San Francisco.
  • 8th of May, 1971: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after they defeat Liverpool 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • 2nd of June, 1971: Football: Ajax win the European Cup after they defeat Panathinaikos 2-0.
  • 17th of June, 1971: US President Nixon declares "War on Drugs".

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th of May, 1971, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of May, 1971 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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"


1971 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1971:

  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Nerf Balls
  • Frisbee
  • Crissy (doll)
  • Clackers
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Suzy Homemaker
  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 20th of May, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of May, 1971 was probably conceived around the 10th of August, 1970. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of May, 1971 is the 27th of February, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

20th of May

Events that have occurred on the 20th of May:

  • 20th of May, 2003: The last episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is aired.
  • 20th of May, 2011: Wrestler Randy Savage dies from a heart attack.
  • 20th of May, 2011: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.
  • 20th of May, 1967: FA Cup Final 1967: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Chelsea 2-1.
  • 20th of May, 1987: Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) is released.
  • 20th of May, 1989: Liverpool win the FA Cup after defeating local rivals Everton 3-2 after Extra Time.
  • 20th of May, 1992: Football: Barcelona win the European Cup after beating Sampdoria 1-0 in extra time.
  • 20th of May, 1993: The final episode of "Cheers" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1993: FA Cup Final 1993: Arsenal defeat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • 20th of May, 1995: The last episode of the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1995: FA Cup Final 1995: Everton secure their first major trophy in eight years after they defeat Manchester United 1-0.
  • 20th of May, 1996: The last episode of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1996: The song "Three Lions" is released as the official anthem of the England football team (for the 1996 European Championships).
  • 20th of May, 1998: Football: Spanish side Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Juventus 1-0.
  • 20th of May, 1998: Actor Charlie Sheen suffers a stroke after overdosing on cocaine.
  • 20th of May, 2000: FA Cup Final: A 73rd minute goal from Roberto Di Matteo helps Chelsea secure a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa.
  • 20th of May, 2009: Kris Allen wins the 8th season of American Idol.
  • 20th of May, 2013: Football: It is announced that Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho will be leaving the club.
  • 20th of May, 2014: Josh Kaufman wins the sixth season of The Voice.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of May, 1971.

  • 17,812 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,538,960,400 seconds have passed since the 20th of May, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,795,453,800 times.
  • Since the 20th of May, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 794,103,566,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 256,493,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 132,350,594 steps. That's about 58,822 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,467,525 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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