8th of January, 1981

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 8th of January, 1981, fell on a Thursday.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 37 years, 6 months and 11 days have passed since the 8th of January, 1981.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 1981.
  • Day 8 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 8th 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 8th of January, 1981, will be 37 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-08-1981 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1981-01-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19810108" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 347760000.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of January, 1981:

  • United States: Starting Over - John Lennon
  • United Kingdom: Imagine - John Lennon

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 January, 1981.

  • 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.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 8th of January, 1981.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of January, 1981 was probably conceived around the 31st of March, 1980. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of January, 1981 is the 18th of October, 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 8th of January:

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 8th of January:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of January, 1981.

  • 13,707 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,184,281,200 seconds have passed since the 8th of January, 1981.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,381,661,400 times.
  • Since the 8th of January, 1981, earth has travelled approximately 611,089,099,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 197,380,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 101,848,183 steps. That's about 45,266 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,211,374 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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