6th of August, 1983

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 6th of August, 1983, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: German singer Klaus Nomi dies of complications related to AIDS.
  • Born on this exact date: Robin van Persie: Dutch soccer player.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 34 years, 3 months and 20 days have passed since the 6th of August, 1983.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1983.
  • Day 218 of 1983.
  • Leap Year: 1983 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, 1983 was the year of the .
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of August, 1983 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of August, 1983, will be 34 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-06-1983 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1983-08-06. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19830806" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 428972400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of August, 1983:

  • United States: Every Breath You Take - Police
  • United Kingdom: Wherever I Lay My Hat - Paul Young

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Jaws 3-D" 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 6th of August, 1983.

  • 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.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 6th of August, 1983.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of August, 1983 was probably conceived around the 27th of October, 1982. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of August, 1983 is the 15th of May, 1984. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 6th of August:

Television

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

  • The A-Team - Action TV series with characters such as "Mr. T" and John "Hannibal" Smith.
  • 'Allo 'Allo! - BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.
  • Cheers - Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
  • Knight Rider - Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • Family Ties - Sitcom starring Michael J. Fox.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of August:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 6th of August, 1983. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of August, 1983.

  • 12,529 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,082,509,200 seconds have passed since the 6th of August, 1983.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,262,927,400 times.
  • Since the 6th of August, 1983, earth has travelled approximately 558,574,747,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 180,418,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 93,095,791 steps. That's about 41,376 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,990,110 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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