24th of December, 1971

The 24th of December, 1971, fell on a Friday. Day 358 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.

48 years, 3 months and 16 days have passed since the 24th of December, 1971.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Ricky Martin: Singer.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of December, 1971:

  • United States: Family Affair - Sly & Family Stone
  • United Kingdom: Ernie - Benny Hill

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 24th of December, 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, 3 months and 16 days have passed since the 24th of December, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of December, 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 62380800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of December, 1971:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of December, 1971, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of December, 1971 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

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

  • Upstairs, Downstairs - British drama series about the aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.
  • McMillan & Wife - TV show about a San Francisco police commissioner and his wife Sally.
  • 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:

  • Weebles
  • 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 24th of December:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 24th of December:

  • Christmas Eve

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 24th of December, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of December, 1971 was probably conceived around the 16th of March, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of December, 1971 is the 2nd of October, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

24th of December

Events that have occurred on the 24th of December:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of December, 1971.

  • 17,640 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,524,092,400 seconds have passed since the 24th of December, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,778,107,800 times.
  • Since the 24th of December, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 786,431,678,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 254,015,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 131,071,946 steps. That's about 58,254 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,289,109 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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