8th of December, 1979

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 8th of December, 1979, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 38 years, 0 months and 11 days have passed since the 8th of December, 1979.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 1979.
  • Day 342 of 1979.
  • Leap Year: 1979 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1979 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of December, 1979 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of December, 1979, will be 38 years of age.
  • American Format: 12-08-1979 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1979-12-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19791208" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 313459200.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of December:

  • Immaculate Conception (Spain)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of December, 1979:

  • United States: Babe - Styx
  • United Kingdom: Walking On The Moon - Police

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 8th of December, 1979.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of December, 1979 was probably conceived around the 28th of February, 1979. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of December, 1979 is the 16th of September, 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 8th of December:

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of December:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 8th of December, 1979. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of December, 1979.

  • 13,890 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,200,096,000 seconds have passed since the 8th of December, 1979.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,400,112,000 times.
  • Since the 8th of December, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 619,249,536,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 200,016,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 103,208,256 steps. That's about 45,870 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,401,152 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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