26th of March, 1973

The 26th of March, 1973, fell on a Monday. Day 85 of 1973. Decade: 1970s.

47 years, 0 months and 9 days have passed since the 26th of March, 1973.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 26th of March, 1973:

  • Andre the Giant makes his WWF debut.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of March, 1973:

  • United States: Killing Me Softly With His Song - Roberta Flack
  • United Kingdom: The Twelfth Of Never - Donny Osmond

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 26th of March, 1973.

  • 1973 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1973 were dominated by Marvin Gaye, Carly Simon, Dawn & Tony Orlando, Eddie Kendricks, Elton John, Roberta Flack, Paul McCartney and Wings, Clint Holmes, Billy Preston, Cher, Jim Croce and Diana Ross.

  • John Sirica.

    John Sirica was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1973. Sirica was the judge who ordered U.S. President Richard Nixon to hand over the Watergate-related recordings.

  • 1973 in movies.

    Movies released in 1973 included The Sting, The Exorcist, American Graffiti, Papillon, The Way We Were, Charlotte's Web, Magnum Force, Last Tango in Paris, Live and Let Die, Robin Hood, Paper Moon, The Wicker Man, The Legend of Hell House and Badlands.

  • Roberta Flack - "Killing Me Softly with His Song"

    "Killing Me Softly with His Song" by Roberta Flack would go on to win a Grammy for 1973's Song of the Year.

  • The Sting

    "The Sting" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1973.

  • 1973-74 stock market crash.

    Between the 11th of January, 1973 and the 6th of December, 1974, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost over 45% of its value. The U.K. stock market fared even worse, with the FT 30 losing over 70% of its value.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 47 years, 0 months and 9 days have passed since the 26th of March, 1973.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1973.
  • Leap Year: 1973 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 26th of March, 1973, will be 47 years of age.
  • People born in 1973 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 101948400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 26th of March, 1973:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 26th of March, 1973, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1973 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of March, 1973 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

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

  • Barnaby Jones - Television series about a Private Detective and his widowed daughter-in-law.
  • Last of the Summer Wine - British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.
  • M*A*S*H - TV series about an American military medical unit during the Korean War.
  • Maude - Sitcom starring Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay. Spin-off of All in the Family.
  • Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.
  • 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.

1973 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1973.

"The Adventures of Black Beauty" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "All in the Family" - "Sesame Street" - "The Brady Bunch" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "JOT the Dot" - "Underdog" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1973 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1973:

  • Baby Alive (doll)
  • Shrinky Dinks
  • Magnavox Odyssey
  • Kenner SSP Racers
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Weebles
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Nerf Balls
  • Frisbee
  • Crissy (doll)
  • Clackers
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of March:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 26th of March, 1973.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of March, 1973 was probably conceived around the 16th of June, 1972. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of March, 1973 is the 3rd of January, 1974. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Pong - Table tennis game.

26th of March

Events that have occurred on the 26th of March:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of March, 1973.

  • 17,176 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,484,006,400 seconds have passed since the 26th of March, 1973.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,731,340,800 times.
  • Since the 26th of March, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 765,747,302,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 247,334,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 127,624,550 steps. That's about 56,722 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,808,077 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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