6th of May, 1979
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 6th of May, 1979, fell on a Sunday.
This date fell on a weekend.
38 years, 10 months and 12 days have passed since the 6th of May, 1979.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of
Day 126 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 6th of May, 1979 falls under the Beaver.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Age: Anyone born on the 6th of May, 1979, will be 38 years of age.
American Format: 05-06-1979 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1979-05-06. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19790506" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 294793200.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of May, 1979:
United States: Reunited - Peaches & Herb
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 6th of May, 1979. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 6th of May, 1979 was probably conceived around the
27th of July, 1978. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of May, 1979 is the
13th of February, 1980. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
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.
31st of May, 1979: The Muppet Movie (1979) is released.
2nd of June, 1979: American actor Jim Hutton dies of liver cancer. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 6th of May:
6th of May, 1527: The Sack of Rome occurs.
6th of May, 1966: Moors murders: Ian Brady is found guilty and sentenced to 3 concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
6th of May, 1976: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
6th of May, 1994: The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.
6th of May, 2002: The Attitude Era in the WWE comes to an end.
6th of May, 2002: Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.
6th of May, 2004: The TV show "Friends" comes to an end after nearly ten years.
6th of May, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
6th of May, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
6th of May, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas. 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 6th of May:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of May, 1979.
14,196 days have passed since this date.
1,226,538,000 seconds have passed since the 6th of May, 1979.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,430,961,000 times.
Since the 6th of May, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 632,893,608,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 204,423,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 105,482,268 steps. That's about 46,881 miles!
Since this date, 14,718,456 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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