3rd of March, 1981

The 3rd of March, 1981, fell on a Tuesday. Day 62 of 1981. Decade: 1980s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 3rd of March, 1981:

  • United States: I Love A Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt
  • United Kingdom: Shaddap Your Face - Joe Dolce

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 3rd of March, 1981.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Lech Walesa.

    The architect of the Gdansk Agreement, Lech Walesa, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1981.

  • 1981 in movies.

    Movies released in 1981 included Raiders of the Lost Ark, On Golden Pond, Superman II, Arthur, Stripes, The Cannonball Run, Chariots of Fire, For Your Eyes Only, The Four Seasons, Escape from New York, The Evil Dead, Mad Max 2, An American Werewolf in London and Time Bandits.

  • 1981 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1981 included Kim Carnes, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Kenny Rogers, Rick Springfield, Kool & the Gang, Hall & Oates, Eddie Rabbitt, Dolly Parton and REO Speedwagon.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of March:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 38 years, 8 months and 18 days have passed since the 3rd of March, 1981.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1981.
  • Leap Year: 1981 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 3rd of March, 1981, will be 38 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 352425600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 3rd of March, 1981:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 3rd of March, 1981, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1981 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 3rd of March, 1981 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 3rd of March, 1981.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 3rd of March, 1981 was probably conceived around the 24th of May, 1980. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 3rd of March, 1981 is the 11th of December, 1981. (Rough Estimate).

3rd of March

Events that have occurred on the 3rd of March:

  • 3rd of March, 1923: The first issue of Time Magazine is published.
  • 3rd of March, 1960: Elvis Presley returns home from military duty after 2 years.
  • 3rd of March, 1974: 346 people are killed when Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes northeast of Paris, France.
  • 3rd of March, 1991: A video emerges of an African American man being beaten by police officers. The man in question turns out to be Rodney King
  • 3rd of March, 2009: A bus carrying Sri Lankan cricketers is attacked by gunmen in Lahore, Pakistan.
  • 3rd of March, 1997: Savage Garden release their song "Truly Madly Deeply".

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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 3rd of March, 1981.

  • 14,141 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,221,782,400 seconds have passed since the 3rd of March, 1981.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,425,412,800 times.
  • Since the 3rd of March, 1981, earth has travelled approximately 630,439,718,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 203,630,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 105,073,286 steps. That's about 46,699 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,661,389 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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