5th of December, 1981

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 5th of December, 1981, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 35 years, 9 months and 16 days have passed since the 5th of December, 1981.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 1981.
  • Day 339 of 1981.
  • Leap Year: 1981 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1981 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of December, 1981 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of December, 1981, will be 35 years of age.
  • American Format: 12-05-1981 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1981-12-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19811205" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 376358400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of December, 1981:

  • United States: Physical - Olivia Newton-John
  • United Kingdom: Begin The Beguine - Julio Iglesias

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 5th of December, 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.

Fictional Date

The 5th of December, 1981 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:

  • Sleepers (1996): Sean Nokes is killed at a diner by Thomas Marcano and John Reilly.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 5th of December, 1981.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of December, 1981 was probably conceived around the 25th of February, 1981. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of December, 1981 is the 14th of September, 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 5th of December:

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - Animated television series that ran in the early 1980s.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of December:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 5th of December, 1981. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of December, 1981.

  • 13,074 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,129,590,000 seconds have passed since the 5th of December, 1981.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,317,855,000 times.
  • Since the 5th of December, 1981, earth has travelled approximately 582,868,440,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 188,265,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 97,144,740 steps. That's about 43,175 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,555,080 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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