20th of April, 1979

The 20th of April, 1979, fell on a Friday. Day 110 of 1979. Decade: 1970s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of April, 1979:

  • United States: Knock On Wood - Amii Stewart
  • 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 20th of April, 1979.

  • 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 20th of April:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 40 years, 6 months and 2 days have passed since the 20th of April, 1979.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 1979.
  • Leap Year: 1979 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of April, 1979, will be 40 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 293410800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 20th of April, 1979:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th of April, 1979, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1979 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of April, 1979 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 20th of April, 1979.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of April, 1979 was probably conceived around the 11th of July, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of April, 1979 is the 28th of January, 1980. (Rough Estimate).

20th of April

Events that have occurred on the 20th of April:

  • 20th of April, 1973: American serial killer Edmund Kemper hands himself into authorities.
  • 20th of April, 1999: The Columbine High School massacre occurs, resulting in the deaths of 15 people.
  • 20th of April, 2012: 127 people die when Bhoja Air Flight 213 crashes near near Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
  • 20th of April, 2016: Former WWF wrestler Chyna dies of an accidental drug overdose.
  • 20th of April, 2018: Swedish DJ Avicii commits suicide.
  • 20th of April, 2018: Football: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger announces that he will leave the club after 22 years of being in charge.

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 20th of April, 1979.

  • 14,793 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,278,115,200 seconds have passed since the 20th of April, 1979.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,491,134,400 times.
  • Since the 20th of April, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 659,507,443,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 213,019,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 109,917,907 steps. That's about 48,852 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,337,382 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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