28th of December, 1983

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 28th of December, 1983, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: Beach Boys co-founder Dennis Wilson drowns in Marina del Rey, California.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 33 years, 8 months and 27 days have passed since the 28th of December, 1983.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1983.
  • Day 362 of 1983.
  • Leap Year: 1983 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1983 was the year of the .
  • Native American Zodiac: The 28th of December, 1983 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 28th of December, 1983, will be 33 years of age.
  • American Format: 12-28-1983 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1983-12-28. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19831228" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 441417600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 28th 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 "Sudden Impact" 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 28th of December, 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 28th of December, 1983.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 28th of December, 1983 was probably conceived around the 20th of March, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 28th of December, 1983 is the 6th of October, 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 28th of December:

Television

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

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Starring Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner.
  • 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.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 28th of December:

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Videos

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 28th of December, 1983. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 28th of December, 1983.

  • 12,324 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,064,790,000 seconds have passed since the 28th of December, 1983.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,242,255,000 times.
  • Since the 28th of December, 1983, earth has travelled approximately 549,431,640,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 177,465,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 91,571,940 steps. That's about 40,699 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,777,480 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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