15th of August, 1983
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 15th of August, 1983, fell on a Monday.
On this exact date:
The film Flashdance (1983) is released. Decade: 1980s.
35 years, 6 months and 5 days have passed since the 15th of August, 1983.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of
Day 227 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 15th 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 15th of August, 1983, will be 35 years of age.
American Format: 08-15-1983 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1983-08-15. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19830815" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 429750000.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 15th of August:
Assumption of Mary to Heaven / Assumption Day
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of August, 1983:
United States: Every Breath You Take - Police
United Kingdom: Give It Up - KC & Sunshine Band Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
National Lampoon's Vacation" 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 15th of August, 1983.
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 15th of August, 1983. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 15th of August, 1983 was probably conceived around the
5th of November, 1982. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of August, 1983 is the
24th of May, 1984. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
22nd of July, 1983: Jaws 3-D (1983) is released in movie theaters.
29th of July, 1983: National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) is released in cinemas.
3rd of August, 1983: American rock musician Jobriath dies of AIDS.
6th of August, 1983: German singer Klaus Nomi dies of complications related to AIDS.
18th of August, 1983: Hurricane Alicia hits the coast of Texas, killing 22 people.
26th of August, 1983: Floods in Spain kill 45 people.
1st of September, 1983: Korean Air Lines Flight 007 is shot down by Soviet forces. 269 people are killed, including US Congressman Larry McDonald.
3rd of September, 1983: The single "Karma Chameleon" is released by English band Culture Club. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 15th of August:
15th of August, 1947: India achieves independence from Britain.
15th of August, 1969: The Woodstock Festival begins in Bethel, New York.
15th of August, 1975: The Birmingham Six are sentenced to life in prison.
15th of August, 1998: The Real IRA detonate a bomb in Omagh, Northern Ireland. 29 people are killed
15th of August, 1979: The film Apocalypse Now (1979) is released.
15th of August, 1986: Manhunter (1986) is released in cinemas.
15th of August, 1986: The Fly (1986) is released in movie theaters.
15th of August, 1997: Event Horizon (1997) is released.
15th of August, 2012: Dutch striker Robin van Persie leaves Arsenal to join their rivals Manchester United. 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 15th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of August, 1983.
12,970 days have passed since this date.
1,120,611,600 seconds have passed since the 15th of August, 1983.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,307,380,200 times.
Since the 15th of August, 1983, earth has travelled approximately 578,235,585,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 186,768,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 96,372,598 steps. That's about 42,832 miles!
Since this date, 13,447,339 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Monday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Segunda-feira. Random Dates
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