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 15th 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 15th of May, 1981, will be 38 years of age.
American Format: 05-15-1981 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1981-05-15. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19810515" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 358729200.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 15th of May:
Constituent Assembly Day (Lithuania)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of May, 1981:
United States: Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
United Kingdom: Stand And Deliver - Adam & Ants
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 15th of May, 1981.
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.
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.
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.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 15th of May, 1981.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 15th of May, 1981 was probably conceived around the 5th of August, 1980. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of May, 1981 is the 22nd of February, 1982. (Rough Estimate).
Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
15th of May, 1969: American teenager Robert Rayford dies of a mysterious illness in Missouri. Nearly two decades later, it is discovered that this was one of the first cases of AIDS in the United States
15th of May, 1972: Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace is shot five times in an assassination attempt in Laurel, Maryland.
15th of May, 1993: Ireland win the Eurovision with Niamh Kavanagh's song "In Your Eyes".
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of May, 1981.
13,921 days have passed since this date.
1,202,774,400 seconds have passed since the 15th of May, 1981.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,403,236,800 times.
Since the 15th of May, 1981, earth has travelled approximately 620,631,590,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 200,462,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 103,438,598 steps. That's about 45,973 miles!
Since this date, 14,433,293 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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