15th of August, 1976
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 15th of August, 1976, fell on a Sunday.
This date fell on a weekend.
42 years, 1 months and 10 days have passed since the 15th of August, 1976.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of
Day 228 of
1976. Leap Year: 1976 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1976 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 15th of August, 1976 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 15th of August, 1976, will be 42 years of age.
American Format: 08-15-1976 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1976-08-15. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19760815" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 208911600.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 15th of August:
Assumption of Mary to Heaven / Assumption Day
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of August, 1976:
United States: Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee
United Kingdom: Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 15th of August, 1976. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 15th of August, 1976 was probably conceived around the
6th of November, 1975. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of August, 1976 is the
25th of May, 1977. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
21st of July, 1976: The British Ambassador to Ireland, Christopher Ewart-Biggs, is assassinated by the Provisional IRA.
27th of July, 1976: 242,769 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Chinese city of Tangshan.
29th of July, 1976: The Son of Sam, David Berkowitz, carries out his first murder.
31st of July, 1976: NASA releases the Face on Mars photograph.
19th of August, 1976: U.S. President Gerald Ford wins the Republican Party presidential nomination.
28th of August, 1976: 18-year-old American actress Anissa Jones dies of an overdose.
9th of September, 1976: Chairman Mao Zedong dies of a heart attack. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 15th of August:
15th of August, 1947: India achieves independence from Britain.
15th of August, 1969: The Woodstock Festival begins in Bethel, New York.
15th of August, 1975: The Birmingham Six are sentenced to life in prison.
15th of August, 1998: The Real IRA detonate a bomb in Omagh, Northern Ireland. 29 people are killed
15th of August, 1979: The film Apocalypse Now (1979) is released.
15th of August, 1983: The film Flashdance (1983) is released.
15th of August, 1986: Manhunter (1986) is released in cinemas.
15th of August, 1986: The Fly (1986) is released in movie theaters.
15th of August, 1997: Event Horizon (1997) is released.
15th of August, 2012: Dutch striker Robin van Persie leaves Arsenal to join their rivals Manchester United. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
What's Happening!! - Comedy TV show about three young men called Raj, Dwayne and Rerun.
Laverne & Shirley - Series about two roommates called Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.
The Bionic Woman - Starring Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers.
Wonder Woman - TV show about a superhero called Diana Prince.
Welcome Back, Kotter - Gabe Kotter returns to his old school as a teacher, where he's put in charge of "the Sweathogs".
Starsky & Hutch - Detectives David Starsky and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson protect the streets of Bay City.
The Jeffersons - TV show about an African- American couple that have moved into an upscale high-rise building.
Baretta - Starring Robert Blake as street-wise detective Tony Baretta.
The Rockford Files - TV show about a Private Detective that was previously jailed for a crime that he didn't commit.
Little House on the Prairie - TV show that was set in the 1870s. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of August, 1976.
15,380 days have passed since this date.
1,328,832,000 seconds have passed since the 15th of August, 1976.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,550,304,000 times.
Since the 15th of August, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 685,677,312,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 221,472,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 114,279,552 steps. That's about 50,791 miles!
Since this date, 15,945,984 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Domingo. Random Dates
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