It was the 3rd Thursday of 1972. If you were born on this date your birthday numbers 12, 21 and 1972 reveal that your life path number is 7. Your zodiac sign is Capricorn with a ruling planet Saturn, your birthstone is the Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz, and your birth flower is the Narcissus. You are 51 old, and were born in 1970s, in the middle of Generation X. The generation you are born into makes an impact on your life. Swipe up to find out what it all means.

→ December 21, 1972 was a Thursday
→ Zodiac sign for this date is Capricorn
→ This date was 18,689 days ago
→ 1972 was the Year of the Rat
→ In 2024, December 21 is on Sunday

View must-know December 21, 1972 birthday facts that no one tells you about, such as your life path number, birthstone, ruling planet, zodiac sign and birth flower.

You have been alive for:

People born on this day will turn 52 in exactly .

If you were born on this date:

You have been alive for . You were born in the Year of the Rat. Your birth sign is Capricorn with a ruling planet Saturn. There were precisely 634 full moons after you were born up to this day. Your billionth second was on was on August 29, 2004.

→ You’ve slept 6,230 days or 17.07 years.
→ Your next birthday is away
→ You’ve been alive
→ You were born in the Year of the Rat
→ You have been alive 448,557 hours
→ You are 26,913,436 minutes old
→ Age on next birthday: 52 years old

You were born on a Thursday

December 21, 1972 was the 3rd Thursday of that year. It was also the 356th day and 12th month of 1972 in the Georgian calendar. The next time you can reuse 1972 calendar will be in 2028. Both calendars will be exactly the same.

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You’ve slept 33% of your life!

Assuming you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth. Here is how much time you’ve spent sleeping so far:

You’ve slept 17.07 years of your life.
You’ve slept 205 month of your life.
You’ve slept 890 week of your life.
You’ve slept 6,230 days of your life.

Did you know you have taken approximately 376,770,240 breaths since your birth? Moreover, using 80 beats per minute as average, your heart has beaten over 2,152,972,800 times. You have also blinked over 457,506,720 times in your lifetime.


#1 Song on your birthday

The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "Me And Mrs Jones" by Billy Paul. (Billboard Hot 100 – December 21, 1972). Ask your parents if they remember this popular song.

Do you remember the number one song on your 14th birthday? It was "Walk Like an Egyptian" by The Bangles (December 21, 1986).

Celebrities born on December 21, 1972

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What happened on December 21st

Below are some of the most important historical events that happened on 21 December 1972. French Scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discover radium.
Lockerbie disaster: Pan Am Flight 103 destroyed mid air by a terrorist bomb killing all 258 on board over Scotland.
Soviet Union formally dissolves as 11 of 12 republics sign treaty forming Commonwealth of Independent States.

Sports in 1972

NBA – Los Angeles Lakers beat New York Knicks (4 - 1) to win the NBA Finals.

NHL – Boston Bruins defeated New York Rangers (4 - 2) to win the Stanley Cup.

NFL – Dallas Cowboys beat Miami Dolphins (24 - 3) to win Super Bowl VI on January 16, 1972 in New Orleans, LA.

MLB – Oakland Athletics beat Cincinnati Reds (4 - 3) to win the World Series.


Your life path number is 7

So what does your birthday really say about you and what does your life path number mean? On the next page, we’ll explain what your birth sign, ruling planet, age generation, birthstone, and birth flower mean — and more!

Continue to the next page to discover the answers to the most important questions about your birthday.