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 Aries.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1980 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 26th of March, 1980 falls under the Falcon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
Age: Anyone born on the 26th of March, 1980, will be 39 years of age.
American Format: 03-26-1980 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1980-03-26. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19800326" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 322873200.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of March, 1980:
United States: Another Brick In The Wall - Pink Floyd
United Kingdom: Going Underground / Dreams Of Children - Jam
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 26th of March, 1980.
Early 1980s fashion.
The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.
1980 in music.
Popular music artists in 1980 included Blondie, Pink Floyd, Billy Joel, Olivia Newton-John, Michael Jackson, Captain & Tennille, Queen, Paul McCartney and Lipps Inc.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 26th of March, 1980.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 26th of March, 1980 was probably conceived around the 17th of June, 1979. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of March, 1980 is the 3rd of January, 1981. (Rough Estimate).
Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
21st of March, 1980: US President Jimmy Carter announces that the United States will boycott the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 26th of March, 1980. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of March, 1980.
14,268 days have passed since this date.
1,232,755,200 seconds have passed since the 26th of March, 1980.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,438,214,400 times.
Since the 26th of March, 1980, earth has travelled approximately 636,101,683,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 205,459,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 106,016,947 steps. That's about 47,119 miles!
Since this date, 14,793,062 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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