25th of July, 1980

The 25th of July, 1980, fell on a Friday. Day 207 of 1980. Decade: 1980s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 25th of July, 1980:

  • The album Back in Black is released by AC/DC.
  • The comedy movie Caddyshack (1980) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 25th of July, 1980:

  • United States: It's Still Rock And Roll To Me - Billy Joel
  • United Kingdom: Use It Up And Wear It Out - Odyssey

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 25th of July, 1980.

  • 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.

  • Ronald Reagan.

    U.S. President Ronald Reagan was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1980.

  • 1980 in movies.

    Movies released in 1980 included The Empire Strikes Back, 9 to 5, Friday the 13th, Stir Crazy, Airplane!, Any Which Way You Can, Caddyshack, Private Benjamin, Coal Miner's Daughter, Smokey and the Bandit II, The Blue Lagoon, The Blues Brothers, The Shining and The Fog.

  • 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.

  • Heat Wave

    Throughout the summer of 1980, the United States suffered a heat wave. The heat wave, which affected the Midwest and the Southern Plains, claimed the lives of over 1,700 people.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 25th of July:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 39 years, 3 months and 20 days have passed since the 25th of July, 1980.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 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).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 25th of July, 1980, will be 39 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 333327600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 25th of July, 1980:

  • 2nd of July, 1980: The movie Airplane! (1980) is released.
  • 16th of July, 1980: Ronald Reagan is nominated as the Republican candidate for the U.S. Presidential election.
  • 21st of July, 1980: The body of unidentified murder victim "Eklutna Annie" is discovered in Eklutna, Anchorage.
  • 2nd of August, 1980: 85 people are killed when terrorists detonate bombs at the railway station in Bologna, Italy.
  • 14th of August, 1980: Canadian Playboy model Dorothy Stratten is murdered by her husband.
  • 19th of August, 1980: 301 people are killed after Saudia Flight 163 catches fire.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 25th of July, 1980, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1980 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 25th of July, 1980 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 25th of July:

  • Republic Day in Tunisia

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 25th of July, 1980.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 25th of July, 1980 was probably conceived around the 16th of October, 1979. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 25th of July, 1980 is the 4th of May, 1981. (Rough Estimate).

25th of July

Events that have occurred on the 25th of July:

  • 25th of July, 1988: American child actress Judith Barsi is shot and killed by her father. Judith was best-known for voicing the character Ducky in The Land Before Time
  • 25th of July, 2000: 113 people are killed when an Air France Concorde flight crashes into a hotel in Gonesse, France.
  • 25th of July, 2000: Luis Figo transfers to Real Madrid.
  • 25th of July, 1997: Air Force One (1997) is released.
  • 25th of July, 1997: The Nickelodeon movie Good Burger (1997) is released.
  • 25th of July, 2008: The comedy movies Step Brothers (2008) is released.

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.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 25th of July, 1980.

  • 14,354 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,240,189,200 seconds have passed since the 25th of July, 1980.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,446,887,400 times.
  • Since the 25th of July, 1980, earth has travelled approximately 639,937,627,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 206,698,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 106,656,271 steps. That's about 47,403 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,882,270 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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