15th of April, 1979
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 15th of April, 1979, fell on a Sunday.
This date fell on a weekend.
40 years, 1 months and 4 days have passed since the 15th of April, 1979.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of
Day 105 of
1979. Leap Year: 1979 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aries.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1979 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
Native American Zodiac: The 15th of April, 1979 falls under the Falcon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
Age: Anyone born on the 15th of April, 1979, will be 40 years of age.
American Format: 04-15-1979 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1979-04-15. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19790415" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 292978800.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of April, 1979:
United States: What A Fool Believes - Doobie Brothers
United Kingdom: Bright Eyes - Art Garfunkel 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 15th of April, 1979.
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.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 15th of April, 1979. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 15th of April, 1979 was probably conceived around the
6th of July, 1978. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of April, 1979 is the
23rd of January, 1980. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
18th of March, 1979: 10 miners die in an explosion in Wigan, England.
19th of March, 1979: English actor Richard Beckinsale dies of a heart attack.
1st of April, 1979: Iran becomes an Islamic Republic.
12th of April, 1979: The movie Mad Max (1979), starring Mel Gibson, is released in cinemas.
4th of May, 1979: Margaret Thatcher becomes the United Kingdom's first female prime minister.
8th of May, 1979: 10 people die after a fire breaks out at a Woolworth's store in Manchester, England. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 15th of April:
15th of April, 1865: United States President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated at a theatre in Washington, D.C
15th of April, 1912: The Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic Ocean after its collision with an iceberg.
15th of April, 1984: English comedian Tommy Cooper suffers a massive heart attack and dies while live on TV.
15th of April, 1985: South Africa ends its ban on interracial marriages.
15th of April, 1986: The United States bombing of Libya begins.
15th of April, 1989: The Tiananmen Square protests begin in China.
15th of April, 1989: The Hillsborough disaster occurs.
15th of April, 2013: The Boston Marathon bombings occur.
15th of April, 2019: The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is devastated by a fire.
15th of April, 1996: No Doubt release their single "Don't Speak".
15th of April, 1997: Hanson release their song "MMMBop".
15th of April, 2005: The Amityville Horror (2005) is released.
15th of April, 2011: The animated film Rio (2011) is released in cinemas.
15th of April, 2016: The 2016 remake of The Jungle Book is released in movie theaters. 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. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of April:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of April, 1979.
14,645 days have passed since this date.
1,265,328,000 seconds have passed since the 15th of April, 1979.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,476,216,000 times.
Since the 15th of April, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 652,909,248,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 210,888,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 108,818,208 steps. That's about 48,364 miles!
Since this date, 15,183,936 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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