The 19th of March, 1979, fell on a Monday. Day 78 of 1979. Decade: 1970s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 19th of March, 1979:
English actor Richard Beckinsale dies of a heart attack.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 19th of March, 1979:
United States: Tragedy - Bee Gees
United Kingdom: I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
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 19th of March, 1979.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 19th of March:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 19th of March, 1979, will have the star sign Pisces.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1979 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
Native American Zodiac: The 19th of March, 1979 falls under the Wolf.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 19th of March:
St. Joseph's Day
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 19th of March, 1979.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 19th of March, 1979 was probably conceived around the 9th of June, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 19th of March, 1979 is the 27th of December, 1979. (Rough Estimate).
19th of March
Events that have occurred on the 19th of March:
19th of March, 1966: Racial segregation in sports in the USA starts to become a thing of the past when The Texas Western Miners defeat an all-white Kentucky Wildcats team with five African-American starters.
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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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 19th of March, 1979.
14,857 days have passed since this date.
1,283,648,400 seconds have passed since the 19th of March, 1979.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,497,589,800 times.
Since the 19th of March, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 662,362,574,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 213,941,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 110,393,762 steps. That's about 49,064 miles!
Since this date, 15,403,781 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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