1st of January, 1981
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 1st of January, 1981, fell on a Thursday.
37 years, 8 months and 23 days have passed since the 1st of January, 1981.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of
Day 1 of
1981. Leap Year: 1981 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1981 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 1st of January, 1981 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
Age: Anyone born on the 1st of January, 1981, will be 37 years of age.
American Format: 01-01-1981 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1981-01-01. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19810101" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 347155200.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of January, 1981:
United States: Starting Over - John Lennon
United Kingdom: There's No One Quite Like Grandma - St. Winifred's School Choir 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 1st of January, 1981.
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 1st of January, 1981. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 1st of January, 1981 was probably conceived around the
24th of March, 1980. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of January, 1981 is the
11th of October, 1981. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
4th of December, 1980: English rock band Led Zeppelin announce their break-up.
7th of December, 1980: American punk singer Darby Crash commits suicide.
8th of December, 1980: Beatles legend John Lennon is shot and killed outside of his New York apartment.
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.
19th of January, 1981: Iran releases 52 American hostages after 14 months of captivity.
19th of January, 1981: 22-year-old American photographer Francesca Woodman commits suicide. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 1st of January:
1st of January, 1912: The Republic of China is established.
1st of January, 1959: The Cuban Revolution ends when Cuban president Fulgencio Batista and his government ministers flee the country.
1st of January, 1970: Unix time begins.
1st of January, 1975: John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are found guilty of the Watergate cover-up
1st of January, 1978: 213 people are killed when Air India Flight 855 crashes.
1st of January, 1993: Czechoslovakia is dissolved. Czech Republic and Slovakia become independent nations
1st of January, 1999: A new currency called the Euro is established.
1st of January, 2000: The new millennium begins.
1st of January, 2002: The Euro currency is introduced in Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Finland, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
1st of January, 2017: 39 people are killed when ISIS attacks the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey.
1st of January, 2017: The first day of year 2017 begins.
1st of January, 2016: New Year's Day 2016. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
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. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of January, 1981.
13,781 days have passed since this date.
1,190,674,800 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 1981.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,389,120,600 times.
Since the 1st of January, 1981, earth has travelled approximately 614,388,196,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 198,445,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 102,398,033 steps. That's about 45,510 miles!
Since this date, 14,288,098 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Quinta-feira. Random Dates
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