8th of December, 1980
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 8th of December, 1980, fell on a Monday.
On this exact date:
Beatles legend John Lennon is shot and killed outside of his New York apartment. Share Decade: 1980s.
36 years, 9 months and 18 days have passed since the 8th of December, 1980.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of
Day 343 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 Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1980 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 8th of December, 1980 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
Age: Anyone born on the 8th of December, 1980, will be 36 years of age.
American Format: 12-08-1980 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1980-12-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19801208" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 345081600.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of December:
Immaculate Conception (Spain)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of December, 1980:
United States: Lady - Kenny Rogers
United Kingdom: Super Trouper - ABBA 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 8th of December, 1980.
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.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 8th of December, 1980. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 8th of December, 1980 was probably conceived around the
29th of February, 1980. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of December, 1980 is the
17th of September, 1981. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
21st of November, 1980: 85 people are killed when a fire breaks out at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
4th of December, 1980: English rock band Led Zeppelin announce their break-up.
7th of December, 1980: American punk singer Darby Crash commits suicide.
12th of December, 1980: Stir Crazy (1980) is released in cinemas.
17th of December, 1980: The comedy-action film Any Which Way You Can (1980), is released in cinemas.
19th of December, 1980: The film 9 to 5 (1980) is released in cinemas.
24th of December, 1980: Britain's Roswell: Multiple witnesses report seeing strange lights near the RAF Woodbridge station in Suffolk, England.
2nd of January, 1981: Serial killer Peter Sutcliffe (The Yorkshire Ripper) is arrested. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 8th of December:
8th of December, 2004: Pantera founder Dimebag Darrell is shot and killed onstage.
8th of December, 1995: Father of the Bride Part II (1995) is released.
8th of December, 2000: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) is released.
8th of December, 2005: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) is released.
8th of December, 2006: Mel Gibson's movie Apocalypto (2006) is released in cinemas.
8th of December, 2006: Blood Diamond (2006), starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is released in movie theaters. 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 8th of December:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of December, 1980.
13,440 days have passed since this date.
1,161,212,400 seconds have passed since the 8th of December, 1980.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,354,747,800 times.
Since the 8th of December, 1980, earth has travelled approximately 599,185,598,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 193,535,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 99,864,266 steps. That's about 44,384 miles!
Since this date, 13,934,549 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Monday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Segunda-feira. Random Dates
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