31st of October, 1979

The 31st of October, 1979, fell on a Wednesday. Day 304 of 1979. Decade: 1970s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of October, 1979:

  • United States: Popmuzik - M
  • United Kingdom: One Day At A Time - Lena Martell

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 31st of October, 1979.

  • Ruhollah Khomeini.

    The leader of the Iranian Revolution, Ruhollah Khomeini, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1979.

  • 1979 in movies.

    Movies released in 1979 included Kramer vs. Kramer, The Amityville Horror, Rocky II, Apocalypse Now, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Alien, 10, The Jerk, Moonraker, The Muppet Movie, Monty Python's Life of Brian and The Warriors.

  • 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.

  • The Atlanta murders of 1979 - 1981.

    During this time, the Atlanta murders of 1979 - 1981 were taking place. At least 28 children and young adults are murdered before Wayne Williams is eventually caught and convicted of murder.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 39 years, 10 months and 21 days have passed since the 31st of October, 1979.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 of 1979.
  • Leap Year: 1979 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 31st of October, 1979, will be 39 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 310176000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 31st of October, 1979:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 31st of October, 1979, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1979 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 31st of October, 1979 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 31st of October:

  • Halloween
  • Reformation Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 31st of October, 1979.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 31st of October, 1979 was probably conceived around the 21st of January, 1979. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 31st of October, 1979 is the 9th of August, 1980. (Rough Estimate).

31st of October

Events that have occurred on the 31st of October:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Archie Bunker's Place - Sitcom starring Carroll O'Connor.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.
  • Hart to Hart - TV show about a couple who moonlight as detectives.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of October, 1979.

  • 14,571 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,258,930,800 seconds have passed since the 31st of October, 1979.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,468,752,600 times.
  • Since the 31st of October, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 649,608,292,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 209,821,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 108,268,049 steps. That's about 48,119 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,107,170 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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