12th of July, 1979

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 12th of July, 1979, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: 72 peope die after a fire breaks out at a hotel in Zaragoza, Spain.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 38 years, 4 months and 11 days have passed since the 12th of July, 1979.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 28 of 1979.
  • Day 193 of 1979.
  • Leap Year: 1979 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1979 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of July, 1979 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of July, 1979, will be 38 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-12-1979 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1979-07-12. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19790712" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 300582000.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 12th of July:

  • Battle of the Boyne (Orangeman's Day)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of July, 1979:

  • United States: Bad Girls - Donna Summer
  • United Kingdom: Are Friends Electric - Tubeway Army

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 12th of July, 1979.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of July, 1979 was probably conceived around the 2nd of October, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of July, 1979 is the 20th of April, 1980. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 12th of July:

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 12th of July:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of July, 1979.

  • 14,011 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,210,554,000 seconds have passed since the 12th of July, 1979.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,412,313,000 times.
  • Since the 12th of July, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 624,645,864,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 201,759,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 104,107,644 steps. That's about 46,270 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,526,648 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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