Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1983 was the year of the .
Native American Zodiac: The 12th of May, 1983 falls under the Beaver.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Age: Anyone born on the 12th of May, 1983, will be 36 years of age.
American Format: 05-12-1983 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1983-05-12. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19830512" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 421542000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of May, 1983:
United States: Beat It - Michael Jackson
United Kingdom: True - Spandau Ballet
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Flashdance" was at the top of the box office on this date.
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 12th of May, 1983.
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.
1983 in music.
Popular music artists in 1983 included The Police, Michael Jackson, Irene Cara, Men at Work, Bonnie Tyler, Hall & Oates, Michael Sembello, Eurythmics, Culture Club and Dexys Midnight Runners.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 12th of May, 1983.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 12th of May, 1983 was probably conceived around the 2nd of August, 1982. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of May, 1983 is the 19th of February, 1984. (Rough Estimate).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of May, 1983.
13,185 days have passed since this date.
1,139,184,000 seconds have passed since the 12th of May, 1983.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,329,048,000 times.
Since the 12th of May, 1983, earth has travelled approximately 587,818,944,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 189,864,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 97,969,824 steps. That's about 43,542 miles!
Since this date, 13,670,208 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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