14th of August, 1979
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 14th of August, 1979, fell on a Tuesday.
39 years, 7 months and 9 days have passed since the 14th of August, 1979.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of
Day 226 of
1979. Leap Year: 1979 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1979 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
Native American Zodiac: The 14th of August, 1979 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 14th of August, 1979, will be 39 years of age.
American Format: 08-14-1979 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1979-08-14. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19790814" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 303433200.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 14th of August:
Independence Day (Pakistan)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 14th of August, 1979:
United States: Good Times - Chic
United Kingdom: I Don't Like Mondays - Boomtown Rats 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 14th of August, 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 14th of August, 1979. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 14th of August, 1979 was probably conceived around the
4th of November, 1978. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 14th of August, 1979 is the
23rd of May, 1980. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
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Historical events that have occurred on the 14th of August:
14th of August, 1974: Turkey invades Cyprus again.
14th of August, 1980: Canadian Playboy model Dorothy Stratten is murdered by her husband.
14th of August, 2003: The Northeast blackout of 2003 occurs.
14th of August, 2007: Four co-ordinated suicide bombers kill 796 people in Iraq.
14th of August, 2013: That 70s Show actress Lisa Robin Kelly dies. The actress was best known for her portrayal of Eric Forman's sister Laurie
14th of August, 1987: The Monster Squad (1987) is released.
14th of August, 1987: No Way Out (1987), starring Kevin Costner, is released in movie theaters.
14th of August, 1989: The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive is released.
14th of August, 1991: The Commitments (1991) is released in cinemas.
14th of August, 2009: District 9 (2009) is released in movie theaters.
14th of August, 2015: The biographical movie Straight Outta Compton is released.
14th of August, 2015: The movie Fantastic Four (2015) 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 14th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 14th of August, 1979.
14,466 days have passed since this date.
1,249,866,000 seconds have passed since the 14th of August, 1979.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,458,177,000 times.
Since the 14th of August, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 644,930,856,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 208,311,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 107,488,476 steps. That's about 47,773 miles!
Since this date, 14,998,392 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Tuesday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Terca-feira. Random Dates
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