29th of April, 1979

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 29th of April, 1979, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 39 years, 7 months and 21 days have passed since the 29th of April, 1979.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1979.
  • Day 119 of 1979.
  • Leap Year: 1979 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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 29th of April, 1979 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 29th of April, 1979, will be 39 years of age.
  • American Format: 04-29-1979 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1979-04-29. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19790429" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 294188400.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 29th of April:

  • Showa Day (Japan)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 29th of April, 1979:

  • United States: Heart Of Glass - Blondie
  • United Kingdom: Bright Eyes - Art Garfunkel

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 29th of April, 1979.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 29th of April, 1979 was probably conceived around the 20th of July, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 29th of April, 1979 is the 6th of February, 1980. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 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.
  • 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.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 29th 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 29th of April:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of April, 1979.

  • 14,478 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,250,902,800 seconds have passed since the 29th of April, 1979.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,459,386,600 times.
  • Since the 29th of April, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 645,465,844,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 208,483,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 107,577,641 steps. That's about 47,812 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,010,834 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:

  • German: Sonntag.
  • French: Dimanche.
  • Italian: Domenica.
  • Spanish: Domingo.
  • Portuguese: Domingo.

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