22nd of May, 1973

The 22nd of May, 1973, fell on a Tuesday. Day 142 of 1973. Decade: 1970s.

46 years, 9 months and 2 days have passed since the 22nd of May, 1973.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 22nd of May, 1973:

  • Lord Lambton resigns from the British government over a 'call girl' scandal.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 22nd of May, 1973:

  • United States: Frankenstein - Edgar Winter Group
  • United Kingdom: See My Baby Jive - Wizzard

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 22nd of May, 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.

  • Watergate Hearings

    Between the 18th of May, 1973 and the 7th of August, 1973, the Senate Watergate Committee carries out a number of televised hearings. John Dean, who had served as the White House Counsel until he was fired in April of 1973, tells investigators that he had discussed the Watergate cover-up with US President Richard Nixon. In July of 1973, Nixon refuses to hand over presidential tape recordings to investigators.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 46 years, 9 months and 2 days have passed since the 22nd of May, 1973.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1973.
  • Leap Year: 1973 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 22nd of May, 1973, will be 46 years of age.
  • People born in 1973 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 106873200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 22nd of May, 1973:

  • 28th of April, 1973: Bobby Charlton plays his final game for Manchester United.
  • 30th of April, 1973: Watergate scandal: President Richard Nixon announces that White House Counsel John Dean has been fired and that Attorney General Richard Kleindienst has resigned.
  • 5th of May, 1973: FA Cup Final 1973: Sunderland defeat Leeds United after a goal from Ian Porterfield helps them secure a 1-0 victory.
  • 10th of May, 1973: The New York Knicks win the 1973 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-1.
  • 30th of May, 1973: Football: Ajax win the European Cup after defeating Juventus 1-0.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 22nd of May, 1973, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1973 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 22nd of May, 1973 falls under the Deer.
  • 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.

  • 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 22nd of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 22nd of May, 1973.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 22nd of May, 1973 was probably conceived around the 12th of August, 1972. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 22nd of May, 1973 is the 1st of March, 1974. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Pong - Table tennis game.

22nd of May

Events that have occurred on the 22nd of May:

  • 22nd of May, 1981: Peter Sutcliffe is found guilty of being the Yorkshire Ripper.
  • 22nd of May, 2017: An Islamic terrorist kills 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
  • 22nd of May, 1963: Football: A.C. Milan win the European Cup after they defeat Benfica 2-1 at Wembley Stadium in London.
  • 22nd of May, 1992: Encino Man (1992) is released in movie theaters.
  • 22nd of May, 1992: The final episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" is aired.
  • 22nd of May, 1992: The movie Alien 3 is released.
  • 22nd of May, 1996: The movie Mission: Impossible (1996) is released.
  • 22nd of May, 1996: Football: Juventus win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Ajax on penalties.
  • 22nd of May, 1998: The Good Friday Agreement is endorsed by referendums in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
  • 22nd of May, 1999: FA Cup Final 1999: Manchester United defeat Newcastle United 2-0, with the two goals coming from Sheringham and Scholes.
  • 22nd of May, 2004: Manchester United win the FA Cup final after beating Millwall 3-0.
  • 22nd of May, 2010: The 2010 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Inter Milan and Bayern Munich. Inter win 2-0.
  • 22nd of May, 2011: Football: Carlo Ancelotti is sacked as manager of Chelsea.
  • 22nd of May, 2018: Brynn Cartelli wins the fourteenth season of The Voice.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 22nd of May, 1973.

  • 17,079 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,475,629,200 seconds have passed since the 22nd of May, 1973.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,721,567,400 times.
  • Since the 22nd of May, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 761,424,667,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 245,938,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 126,904,111 steps. That's about 56,402 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,707,550 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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