1st of February, 1979

The 1st of February, 1979, fell on a Thursday. Day 32 of 1979. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 1st of February, 1979:

  • Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years of exile.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of February, 1979:

  • United States: Le Freak - Chic
  • United Kingdom: Heart Of Glass - Blondie

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 1st of February, 1979.

  • Iranian Revolution

    Between January, 1978 and February, 1979, a revolutionary movement formed in Iran. This eventually led to the overthrow of the monarchy and the establishment of an Islamic Republic led by Ayatollah Khomeini.

  • Ruhollah Khomeini.

    The leader of the Iranian Revolution, Ruhollah Khomeini, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1979.

  • 1979 in movies.

    Movies released in 1979 included Kramer vs. Kramer, The Amityville Horror, Rocky II, Apocalypse Now, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Alien, 10, The Jerk, Moonraker, The Muppet Movie, Monty Python's Life of Brian and The Warriors.

  • 1979 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1979 included The Knack, Donna Summer, Chic, Rod Stewart, Peaches & Herb, Gloria Gaynor, Village People, Anita Ward, Robert John and The Bee Gees.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of February:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 40 years, 8 months and 13 days have passed since the 1st of February, 1979.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1979.
  • Leap Year: 1979 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of February, 1979, will be 40 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 286675200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 1st of February, 1979:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 1st of February, 1979, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1979 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of February, 1979 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of February:

  • The Memorial Day of the Republic (Hungary)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 1st of February, 1979.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of February, 1979 was probably conceived around the 24th of April, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of February, 1979 is the 11th of November, 1979. (Rough Estimate).

1st of February

Events that have occurred on the 1st of February:


Television

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

  • The Dukes of Hazzard - American television series.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of February, 1979.

  • 14,867 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,284,505,200 seconds have passed since the 1st of February, 1979.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,498,589,400 times.
  • Since the 1st of February, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 662,804,683,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 214,084,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 110,467,447 steps. That's about 49,097 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,414,062 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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