21st of May, 1981
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 21st of May, 1981, fell on a Thursday.
37 years, 6 months and 22 days have passed since the 21st of May, 1981.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of
Day 141 of
1981. Leap Year: 1981 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Gemini.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1981 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 21st of May, 1981 falls under the Deer.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Age: Anyone born on the 21st of May, 1981, will be 37 years of age.
American Format: 05-21-1981 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1981-05-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19810521" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 359247600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st 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 21st of May, 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?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 21st of May, 1981. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 21st of May, 1981 was probably conceived around the
11th of August, 1980. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of May, 1981 is the
28th of February, 1982. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
1st of May, 1981: The horror movie Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) is released.
5th of May, 1981: Provisional IRA member Bobby Sands dies while on hunger strike in prison.
11th of May, 1981: Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter Bob Marley dies from cancer.
13th of May, 1981: A man attempts to assassinate Pope John Paul II.
15th of May, 1981: American serial killer Lemuel Smith murders a female correctional officer by the name of Donna Payant.
22nd of May, 1981: Peter Sutcliffe is found guilty of being the Yorkshire Ripper.
5th of June, 1981: News of AIDS begins to spread, as the CDC issues a report about a rare case of pneumonia found that has been found in five homosexual men..
7th of June, 1981: Israel carries out an airstrike on an Iraqi nuclear reactor.
19th of June, 1981: The Cannonball Run (1981) is released. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 21st of May:
21st of May, 1980: Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) is released.
21st of May, 1982: The movie Annie (1982) is released in cinemas.
21st of May, 1993: Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993) is released.
21st of May, 1999: Notting Hill (1999), starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, is released in movie theaters.
21st of May, 1999: The single "Sweet Like Chocolate" is released by Shanks & Bigfoot.
21st of May, 2008: The 2008 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Manchester United and Chelsea. Manchester United win on penalties.
21st of May, 2009: The Black Eyed Peas release their song "I Gotta Feeling".
21st of May, 2010: Shrek Forever After (2010) is released in movie theaters. 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 21st of May:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of May, 1981.
13,717 days have passed since this date.
1,185,152,400 seconds have passed since the 21st of May, 1981.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,382,677,800 times.
Since the 21st of May, 1981, earth has travelled approximately 611,538,638,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 197,525,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 101,923,106 steps. That's about 45,299 miles!
Since this date, 14,221,829 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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