1st of May, 1981

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 1st of May, 1981, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: The horror movie Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) is released.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 37 years, 2 months and 23 days have passed since the 1st of May, 1981.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1981.
  • Day 121 of 1981.
  • Leap Year: 1981 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
  • 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 May, 1981 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of May, 1981, will be 37 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-01-1981 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1981-05-01. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19810501" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 357519600.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of May:

  • May Day / Labour Day (France)
  • International Workers' Day

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of May, 1981:

  • United States: Morning Train - Sheena Easton
  • United Kingdom: Making Your Mind Up - Bucks Fizz

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 May, 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?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 1st of May, 1981.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of May, 1981 was probably conceived around the 22nd of July, 1980. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of May, 1981 is the 8th of February, 1982. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 1st of May:

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 May:

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Videos

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Visualize

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of May, 1981.

  • 13,596 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,174,694,400 seconds have passed since the 1st of May, 1981.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,370,476,800 times.
  • Since the 1st of May, 1981, earth has travelled approximately 606,142,310,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 195,782,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 101,023,718 steps. That's about 44,899 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,096,333 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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