2nd of February, 1972

The 2nd of February, 1972, fell on a Wednesday. Day 33 of 1972. Decade: 1970s.

47 years, 11 months and 24 days have passed since the 2nd of February, 1972.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 2nd of February, 1972:

  • The British Embassy in Dublin is burned to the ground.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of February, 1972:

  • United States: American Pie - Don McLean
  • United Kingdom: I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing - New Seekers

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 2nd of February, 1972.

  • 1972 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1972 were dominated by Don McLean, Roberta Flack, Gilbert O'Sullivan, America, Joe Tex, Looking Glass and Al Green.

  • Roberta Flack - "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"

    "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" by Roberta Flack would go on to win a Grammy for 1972's Song of the Year.

  • Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger.

    U.S. President Richard Nixon and his National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger, were both named as the Time Person of the Year in 1972. Nixon and Kissinger had made history by travelling to China to "open up a dialogue."

  • The Godfather

    "The Godfather" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1972.

  • 1972 in movies.

    Movies released in 1972 included The Godfather, The Poseidon Adventure, "What's Up, Doc?", Behind the Green Door, Deliverance, Super Fly, Cabaret, The Getaway, Fritz the Cat, The Legend of Boggy Creek, Jeremiah Johnson, Blacula and Silent Running.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of February:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 47 years, 11 months and 24 days have passed since the 2nd of February, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1972.
  • Leap Year: 1972 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of February, 1972, will be 47 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 65836800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 2nd of February, 1972:

  • 4th of January, 1972: The first scientific hand-held calculator is released.
  • 7th of January, 1972: 104 people are killed when Iberia Airlines Flight 602 crashes into the island of Ibiza.
  • 16th of January, 1972: Super Bowl VI: The Dallas Cowboys defeat the Miami Dolphins at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans.
  • 30th of January, 1972: The Bloody Sunday incident occurs in Northern Ireland when 26 protesters are shot by British soldiers.
  • 26th of February, 1972: Buffalo Creek flood: 125 people die in West Virginia after a coal slurry dam bursts.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 2nd of February, 1972, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1972 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of February, 1972 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of February:

  • Groundhog Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 2nd of February, 1972.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of February, 1972 was probably conceived around the 25th of April, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of February, 1972 is the 11th of November, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

2nd of February

Events that have occurred on the 2nd of February:

  • 2nd of February, 1979: Sex Pistols singer and guitarist Sid Vicious dies.
  • 2nd of February, 2014: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dies after a drug overdose.
  • 2nd of February, 2014: Super Bowl XLVIII occurs at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey: The Seattle Seahawks defeat the Denver Broncos and Bruno Mars performs at the halftime show.
  • 2nd of February, 2016: Football: The January Transfer Window is closed in England.

Television

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

  • Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of February, 1972.

  • 17,525 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,514,160,000 seconds have passed since the 2nd of February, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,766,520,000 times.
  • Since the 2nd of February, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 781,306,560,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 252,360,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 130,217,760 steps. That's about 57,875 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,169,920 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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