3rd of January, 1980

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 3rd of January, 1980, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: Animal rights activist Joy Adamson is murdered in Kenya.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 37 years, 10 months and 23 days have passed since the 3rd of January, 1980.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1980.
  • Day 3 of 1980.
  • Leap Year: 1980 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1980 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 3rd of January, 1980 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 3rd of January, 1980, will be 37 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-03-1980 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1980-01-03. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19800103" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 315705600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 3rd of January, 1980:

  • United States: Please Don't Go - KC & Sunshine Band
  • United Kingdom: Another Brick In The Wall - Pink Floyd

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 3rd of January, 1980.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 3rd of January, 1980 was probably conceived around the 26th of March, 1979. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 3rd of January, 1980 is the 12th of October, 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 3rd of January:

Television

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

  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of January:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 3rd of January, 1980.

  • 13,840 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,195,776,000 seconds have passed since the 3rd of January, 1980.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,395,072,000 times.
  • Since the 3rd of January, 1980, earth has travelled approximately 617,020,416,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 199,296,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 102,836,736 steps. That's about 45,705 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,349,312 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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