16th of January, 1979

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 16th of January, 1979, fell on a Tuesday.
  • On this exact date: Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees Iran with his family.
  • Born on this exact date: Aaliyah: Singer.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 38 years, 8 months and 3 days have passed since the 16th of January, 1979.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 1979.
  • Day 16 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 16th 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 16th of January, 1979, will be 38 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-16-1979 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1979-01-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19790116" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 285292800.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 16th of January:

  • Republic Day (India)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of January, 1979:

  • United States: Le Freak - Chic
  • 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 16th of January, 1979.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of January, 1979 was probably conceived around the 8th of April, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of January, 1979 is the 26th 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 16th 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 16th of January:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of January, 1979.

  • 14,127 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,220,569,200 seconds have passed since the 16th of January, 1979.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,423,997,400 times.
  • Since the 16th of January, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 629,813,707,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 203,428,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 104,968,951 steps. That's about 46,653 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,646,830 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.

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