29th of August, 1980

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 29th of August, 1980, fell on a Friday.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 38 years, 3 months and 15 days have passed since the 29th of August, 1980.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1980.
  • Day 242 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 Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1980 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 29th of August, 1980 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 29th of August, 1980, will be 38 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-29-1980 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1980-08-29. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19800829" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 336351600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 29th of August, 1980:

  • United States: Sailing - Christopher Cross
  • United Kingdom: Ashes To Ashes - David Bowie

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 29th 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 29th of August, 1980.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 29th of August, 1980 was probably conceived around the 20th of November, 1979. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 29th of August, 1980 is the 8th of June, 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 29th of August:

  • 29th of August, 1966: The Beatles last live performance takes place at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
  • 29th of August, 1970: Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar is killed by an LA County Sheriff deputy during the National Chicano Moratorium March against the Vietnam War.
  • 29th of August, 2005: Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans.
  • 29th of August, 2006: The video game Saints Row 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 29th of August:

How old was I?

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 29th of August, 1980. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of August, 1980.

  • 13,984 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,208,221,200 seconds have passed since the 29th of August, 1980.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,409,591,400 times.
  • Since the 29th of August, 1980, earth has travelled approximately 623,442,139,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 201,370,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 103,907,023 steps. That's about 46,181 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,498,654 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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