28th of April, 1979

The 28th of April, 1979, fell on a Saturday. Day 118 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 28th of April, 1979:

  • United States: Heart Of Glass - Blondie
  • 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 28th 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 28th of April:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 40 years, 6 months and 24 days have passed since the 28th of April, 1979.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1979.
  • Leap Year: 1979 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 28th of April, 1979, will be 40 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 294102000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 28th of April, 1979:

  • 1st of April, 1979: Iran becomes an Islamic Republic.
  • 8th of April, 1979: The last episode of "All in the Family" is aired.
  • 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.
  • 25th of May, 1979: Ridley Scott's film Alien (1979) is released in cinemas.
  • 25th of May, 1979: 273 people are killed when American Airlines Flight 191 crashes in Chicago.
  • 25th of May, 1979: "Boy on the Milk Carton": Six-year-old Etan Patz is kidnapped in Manhattan, New York City.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 28th 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 28th 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 28th of April, 1979.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 28th of April, 1979 was probably conceived around the 19th of July, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 28th of April, 1979 is the 5th of February, 1980. (Rough Estimate).

28th of April

Events that have occurred on the 28th of April:


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 28th of April, 1979.

  • 14,815 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,280,019,600 seconds have passed since the 28th of April, 1979.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,493,356,200 times.
  • Since the 28th of April, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 660,490,113,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 213,336,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 110,081,686 steps. That's about 48,925 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,360,235 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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