2nd of August, 1981
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 2nd of August, 1981, fell on a Sunday.
This date fell on a weekend.
36 years, 11 months and 19 days have passed since the 2nd of August, 1981.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of
Day 214 of
1981. Leap Year: 1981 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1981 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of August, 1981 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of August, 1981, will be 36 years of age.
American Format: 08-02-1981 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1981-08-02. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19810802" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 365554800.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of August:
Republic Day (Republic of Macedonia)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of August, 1981:
United States: Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
United Kingdom: Green Door - Shakin' Stevens 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 2nd of August, 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 2nd of August, 1981. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 2nd of August, 1981 was probably conceived around the
23rd of October, 1980. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of August, 1981 is the
12th of May, 1982. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
7th of July, 1981: The single "Tainted Love" is released by Soft Cell.
10th of July, 1981: The Fox and the Hound (1981) is released.
10th of July, 1981: The film Escape from New York (1981) is released.
10th of July, 1981: Ken McElroy is murdered in Skidmore, Missouri.
17th of July, 1981: The movie Arthur (1981) is released in cinemas.
27th of July, 1981: The infamous murder of 6-year-old Adam Walsh occurs in Hollywood, Florida.
29th of July, 1981: Prince Charles and Lady Diana are married in London, England.
1st of August, 1981: The channel MTV is launched.
21st of August, 1981: An American Werewolf in London (1981) is released in cinemas.
24th of August, 1981: Mark Chapman is sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for the murder of Beatles singer John Lennon. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 2nd of August:
2nd of August, 1973: 51 people are killed on the Isle of Man when a fire breaks out at an amusement centre.
2nd of August, 1980: 85 people are killed when terrorists detonate bombs at the railway station in Bologna, Italy.
2nd of August, 1985: 137 people are killed when Delta Air Lines Flight 191 crashes near Dallas, Texas.
2nd of August, 1985: The film Weird Science (1985) is released.
2nd of August, 1990: Iraq invades Kuwait.
2nd of August, 1991: Comedy spoof film Hot Shots! (1991) is released in movie theaters.
2nd of August, 1994: The video game Earthworm Jim is released on the Sega Genesis.
2nd of August, 1996: The movie Matilda (1996) is released.
2nd of August, 2002: Signs (2002) is released. 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 2nd of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of August, 1981.
13,502 days have passed since this date.
1,166,572,800 seconds have passed since the 2nd of August, 1981.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,361,001,600 times.
Since the 2nd of August, 1981, earth has travelled approximately 601,951,564,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 194,428,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 100,325,261 steps. That's about 44,589 miles!
Since this date, 13,998,874 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Domingo. Random Dates
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