27th of October, 1980

The 27th of October, 1980, fell on a Monday. Day 301 of 1980. Decade: 1980s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 27th of October, 1980:

  • T.Rex musician Steve Peregrin Took dies due to drugs misadventure


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 27th of October, 1980:

  • United States: Woman In Love - Barbra Streisand
  • United Kingdom: Woman In Love - Barbra Streisand

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 27th of October, 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.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 27th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 39 years, 0 months and 17 days have passed since the 27th of October, 1980.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 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 27th of October, 1980, will be 39 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 341452800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 27th of October, 1980:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 27th of October, 1980, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1980 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 27th of October, 1980 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 27th of October:

  • October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 27th of October, 1980.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 27th of October, 1980 was probably conceived around the 18th of January, 1980. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 27th of October, 1980 is the 6th of August, 1981. (Rough Estimate).

27th of October

Events that have occurred on the 27th of October:


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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 27th of October, 1980.

  • 14,261 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,232,150,400 seconds have passed since the 27th of October, 1980.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,437,508,800 times.
  • Since the 27th of October, 1980, earth has travelled approximately 635,789,606,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 205,358,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 105,964,934 steps. That's about 47,096 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,785,805 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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