21st of July, 1979

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 21st of July, 1979, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 38 years, 4 months and 2 days have passed since the 21st of July, 1979.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1979.
  • Day 202 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 21st 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 21st of July, 1979, will be 38 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-21-1979 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1979-07-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19790721" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 301359600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st 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 21st of July, 1979.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 21st of July, 1979 was probably conceived around the 11th of October, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of July, 1979 is the 29th 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 21st of July:

  • 21st of July, 1969: Man steps on the moon for the first time (Apollo 11 Mission).
  • 21st of July, 1972: Bloody Friday: The Provisional IRA detonate 22 bombs in Northern Ireland.
  • 21st of July, 1976: The British Ambassador to Ireland, Christopher Ewart-Biggs, is assassinated by the Provisional IRA.
  • 21st of July, 2002: WorldCom files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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 21st of July:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of July, 1979.

  • 14,002 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,209,776,400 seconds have passed since the 21st of July, 1979.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,411,405,800 times.
  • Since the 21st of July, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 624,244,622,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 201,629,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 104,040,770 steps. That's about 46,240 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,517,317 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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