15th of August, 1981

The 15th of August, 1981, fell on a Saturday. Day 227 of 1981. Decade: 1980s.



Fictional Date

The 15th of August, 1981 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:

  • Rocky III: Rocky loses to Clubber Lang (Mr. T) and his coach, Mickey Goldmill, dies of a heart attack.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of August, 1981:

  • United States: Endless Love - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
  • 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 15th of August, 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.

  • 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 15th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 38 years, 3 months and 6 days have passed since the 15th of August, 1981.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1981.
  • Leap Year: 1981 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 15th of August, 1981, will be 38 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 366678000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 15th of August, 1981:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 15th of August, 1981, 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 15th of August, 1981 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 15th of August:

  • Assumption of Mary to Heaven / Assumption Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 15th of August, 1981.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 15th of August, 1981 was probably conceived around the 5th of November, 1980. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of August, 1981 is the 25th of May, 1982. (Rough Estimate).

15th of August

Events that have occurred on the 15th of August:


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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of August, 1981.

  • 13,976 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,207,530,000 seconds have passed since the 15th of August, 1981.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,408,785,000 times.
  • Since the 15th of August, 1981, earth has travelled approximately 623,085,480,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 201,255,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 103,847,580 steps. That's about 46,154 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,490,360 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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