6th of January, 1979

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 6th of January, 1979, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 38 years, 10 months and 17 days have passed since the 6th of January, 1979.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1979.
  • Day 6 of 1979.
  • Leap Year: 1979 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1979 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of January, 1979 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of January, 1979, will be 38 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-06-1979 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1979-01-06. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19790106" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 284428800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of January, 1979:

  • United States: Too Much Heaven - Bee Gees
  • United Kingdom: YMCA - Village People

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 6th of January, 1979.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of January, 1979 was probably conceived around the 29th of March, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of January, 1979 is the 16th of October, 1979. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 6th of January:

Television

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

  • Mork & Mindy - Comedy TV show about an alien called Mork. Starring Robin Williams.
  • Taxi - American sitcom starring Andy Kaufman and Danny DeVito.
  • Dallas - Soap opera.
  • The Incredible Hulk - Starring Lou Ferrigno.
  • The Love Boat - Television series that was set on a cruise ship. Starring Gavin MacLeod as Captain Merrill Stubing.
  • Chips - TV show about two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers called Jon Baker and Frank "Ponch" Poncherello.
  • Soap - Comedy series / satire about soap operas. Starring Billy Crystal as Jodie Dallas.
  • Eight Is Enough - Television series about the "Bradford brood" and their father.
  • Three's Company - Sitcom about two girls and their male room mate.
  • Quincy, M.E. - TV show about a Los Angeles County medical examiner called Dr. Quincy.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of January:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of January, 1979.

  • 14,201 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,226,966,400 seconds have passed since the 6th of January, 1979.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,431,460,800 times.
  • Since the 6th of January, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 633,114,662,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 204,494,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 105,519,110 steps. That's about 46,897 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,723,597 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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