25th of May, 1979
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 25th of May, 1979, fell on a Friday.
On this exact date:
273 people are killed when American Airlines Flight 191 crashes in Chicago. On this exact date:
"Boy on the Milk Carton": Six-year-old Etan Patz is kidnapped in Manhattan, New York City. On this exact date:
Ridley Scott's film Alien (1979) is released in cinemas. Decade: 1970s.
40 years, 0 months and 23 days have passed since the 25th of May, 1979.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of
Day 145 of
1979. Leap Year: 1979 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Gemini.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1979 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
Native American Zodiac: The 25th of May, 1979 falls under the Deer.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Age: Anyone born on the 25th of May, 1979, will be 40 years of age.
American Format: 05-25-1979 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1979-05-25. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19790525" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 296434800.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 25th of May, 1979:
United States: Reunited - Peaches & Herb
United Kingdom: Sunday Girl - Blondie 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 25th of May, 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 25th of May, 1979. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 25th of May, 1979 was probably conceived around the
15th of August, 1978. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 25th of May, 1979 is the
3rd of March, 1980. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
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Historical events that have occurred on the 25th of May:
25th of May, 1977: Star Wars is released in the US.
25th of May, 1986: Hands Across America: 6.5 million people hold hands in a human chain
25th of May, 2005: Liverpool defeat A.C. Milan in the Champions League Final, despite being 3-0 down at half time
25th of May, 2005: The 2005 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Liverpool and AC Milan. Liverpool win on penalties.
25th of May, 2018: Ireland votes to legalize abortion.
25th of May, 1983: Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) is released.
25th of May, 1988: Rambo III (1988) is released.
25th of May, 1990: Back to the Future Part III (1990) is released in cinemas.
25th of May, 1990: The Witches (1990) is released.
25th of May, 1994: Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) is released in movie theaters.
25th of May, 1998: The single "C'est la Vie" is released by Irish girl group B*Witched.
25th of May, 1999: The comedy television series "Home Improvement" comes to an end.
25th of May, 2001: Pearl Harbor (2001) is released.
25th of May, 2006: X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) is released.
25th of May, 2007: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) is released.
25th of May, 2013: The 2013 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. Bayern win after a late goal by Robben. 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 25th of May:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 25th of May, 1979.
14,633 days have passed since this date.
1,264,291,200 seconds have passed since the 25th of May, 1979.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,475,006,400 times.
Since the 25th of May, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 652,374,259,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 210,715,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 108,729,043 steps. That's about 48,324 miles!
Since this date, 15,171,494 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Sexta-feira. Random Dates
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