17th of February, 1984

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 17th of February, 1984, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: The film Footloose (1984) is released.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 33 years, 8 months and 3 days have passed since the 17th of February, 1984.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 07 of 1984.
  • Day 48 of 1984.
  • Leap Year: 1984 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1984 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of February, 1984 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of February, 1984, will be 33 years of age.
  • American Format: 02-17-1984 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1984-02-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19840217" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 445824000.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of February, 1984:

  • United States: Karma Chameleon - Culture Club
  • United Kingdom: Relax - Frankie goes to Hollywood

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Unfaithfully Yours (1984)" 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 February, 1984.

  • 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 17th of February, 1984.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of February, 1984 was probably conceived around the 10th of May, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of February, 1984 is the 26th of November, 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 February:

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 17th of February:

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Videos

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of February, 1984. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of February, 1984.

  • 12,299 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,062,630,000 seconds have passed since the 17th of February, 1984.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,239,735,000 times.
  • Since the 17th of February, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 548,317,080,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 177,105,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 91,386,180 steps. That's about 40,616 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,751,560 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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