26th of May, 1979
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 26th of May, 1979, fell on a Saturday.
This date fell on a weekend.
40 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since the 26th of May, 1979.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of
Day 146 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 26th 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 26th of May, 1979, will be 40 years of age.
American Format: 05-26-1979 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1979-05-26. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19790526" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 296521200.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th 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 26th 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 26th of May, 1979. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 26th of May, 1979 was probably conceived around the
16th of August, 1978. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of May, 1979 is the
4th of March, 1980. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
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.
11th of June, 1979: Actor John Wayne passes away from stomach cancer.
15th of June, 1979: The film Rocky II (1979) is released.
20th of June, 1979: ABC TV news correspondent Bill Stewart and his interpreter Juan Espinosa are killed by a Nicaraguan National Guard soldier. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 26th of May:
26th of May, 1980: 2,000 people are killed in South Korea when military forces clash with pro-democracy protesters.
26th of May, 1999: Manchester United defeat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final after scoring two goals in injury time.
26th of May, 1993: Menace II Society (1993) is released.
26th of May, 1995: The movie Casper (1995) is released in movie theaters.
26th of May, 2004: The Day After Tomorrow (2004) is released.
26th of May, 2006: The video game "Hitman: Blood Money" is released.
26th of May, 2007: Sean Kingston releases his single "Beautiful Girls".
26th of May, 2011: The Hangover Part II (2011) is released.
26th of May, 2011: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) is released. 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 26th of May:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of May, 1979.
14,634 days have passed since this date.
1,264,377,600 seconds have passed since the 26th of May, 1979.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,475,107,200 times.
Since the 26th of May, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 652,418,841,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 210,729,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 108,736,474 steps. That's about 48,327 miles!
Since this date, 15,172,531 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Sabado. Random Dates
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