2nd of August, 1980

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 2nd of August, 1980, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: 85 people are killed when terrorists detonate bombs at the railway station in Bologna, Italy.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 37 years, 1 months and 19 days have passed since the 2nd of August, 1980.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1980.
  • Day 215 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 Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1980 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of August, 1980 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of August, 1980, will be 37 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-02-1980 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1980-08-02. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19800802" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 334018800.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of August:

  • Republic Day (Republic of Macedonia)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of August, 1980:

  • United States: Magic - Olivia Newton-John
  • 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 2nd of August, 1980.

  • 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.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 2nd of August, 1980.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of August, 1980 was probably conceived around the 24th of October, 1979. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of August, 1980 is the 12th of May, 1981. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 2nd of August:

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 2nd of August:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of August, 1980.

  • 13,563 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,171,843,200 seconds have passed since the 2nd of August, 1980.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,367,150,400 times.
  • Since the 2nd of August, 1980, earth has travelled approximately 604,671,091,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 195,307,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 100,778,515 steps. That's about 44,790 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,062,118 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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