17th of December, 1983
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 17th of December, 1983, fell on a Saturday.
This date fell on a weekend.
On this exact date:
A fire at a nightclub in Madrid, Spain, kills 83 people. Share On this exact date:
A Provisional IRA car bomb kills 6 people outside of Harrods in London. Share Decade: 1980s.
33 years, 11 months and 7 days have passed since the 17th of December, 1983.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of
Day 351 of
1983. Leap Year: 1983 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, 1983 was the year of the .
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of December, 1983 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 17th of December, 1983, will be 33 years of age.
American Format: 12-17-1983 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1983-12-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19831217" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 440467200.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of December, 1983:
United States: Say Say Say - Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
United Kingdom: Only You - Flying Pickets Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Terms of Endearment" 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 17th of December, 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 17th of December, 1983. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 17th of December, 1983 was probably conceived around the
9th of March, 1983. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of December, 1983 is the
25th of September, 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 17th of December:
17th of December, 1967: Australian prime minister Harold Holt goes missing while swimming at a beach.
17th of December, 1996: The Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement takes 72 hostages in the Japanese Embassy in Lima, Peru.
17th of December, 2011: North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies of a suspected heart attack.
17th of December, 1980: The comedy-action film Any Which Way You Can (1980), is released in cinemas.
17th of December, 1989: The first episode of The Simpsons is aired.
17th of December, 1999: The movie Stuart Little (1999) is released.
17th of December, 2003: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) is released.
17th of December, 2009: Avatar (2009) is released.
17th of December, 2010: Black Swan (2010) is released in movie theaters.
17th of December, 2010: The movie TRON: Legacy (2010) is released. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Starring Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner.
Manimal - Short-lived TV series about a man that could shape-shift into an animal.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe - Animated series.
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.
Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of December:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of December, 1983.
12,394 days have passed since this date.
1,070,841,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of December, 1983.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,249,315,200 times.
Since the 17th of December, 1983, earth has travelled approximately 552,554,265,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 178,473,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 92,092,378 steps. That's about 40,930 miles!
Since this date, 12,850,099 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Sabado. Random Dates
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