17th of May, 1984
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 17th of May, 1984, fell on a Thursday.
On this exact date:
Michael Silka kills nine people during a spree shooting in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska. Share Decade: 1980s.
33 years, 11 months and 5 days have passed since the 17th of May, 1984.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of
Day 138 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 Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1984 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of May, 1984 falls under the Beaver.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of May, 1984, will be 33 years of age.
American Format: 05-17-1984 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1984-05-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19840517" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 453596400.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May:
Constitution Day (Norway)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of May, 1984:
United States: Hello - Lionel Richie
United Kingdom: The Reflex - Duran Duran Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Breakin'" 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 May, 1984.
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 May, 1984. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 17th of May, 1984 was probably conceived around the
8th of August, 1983. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of May, 1984 is the
24th of February, 1985. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
23rd of April, 1984: United States researchers announce their discovery of the AIDS virus.
25th of April, 1984: Robert F. Kennedy's son David F. Kennedy dies from an overdose of cocaine at a hotel in Palm Beach, Florida.
8th of May, 1984: Former Canadian Forces corporal Denis Lortie kills three government employees in the National Assembly of Quebec building.
16th of May, 1984: Andy Kaufman dies of cancer.
23rd of May, 1984: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) is released.
31st of May, 1984: The song "Ghostbusters" is released by Parker, Jr.
31st of May, 1984: Six inmates on death row escape the Mecklenburg Correctional Center in Virginia.
1st of June, 1984: The film Once Upon a Time in America (1984) is released.
1st of June, 1984: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) is released in cinemas.
3rd of June, 1984: US President Ronald Reagan visits the Republic of Ireland.
4th of June, 1984: The song "Two Tribes" is released by Frankie Goes to Hollywood.
4th of June, 1984: Bruce Springsteen releases his album "Born in the USA".
8th of June, 1984: Ghostbusters (1984) is released in cinemas.
8th of June, 1984: The movie Gremlins (1984) is released. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 17th of May:
17th of May, 1974: 33 people are killed when the UVF detonate four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan in Ireland.
17th of May, 1990: The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.
17th of May, 1995: A U.S. Army veteran called Shawn Nelson goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California
17th of May, 2000: The last episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" is aired.
17th of May, 2006: The 2006 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Arsenal. Barcelona win 2-1.
17th of May, 2009: The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
17th of May, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Sherlock Holmes - Starring Jeremy Brett.
Kate & Allie - Comedy TV series.
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. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of May:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of May, 1984.
12,391 days have passed since this date.
1,070,582,400 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 1984.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,249,012,800 times.
Since the 17th of May, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 552,420,518,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 178,430,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 92,070,086 steps. That's about 40,920 miles!
Since this date, 12,846,989 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Quinta-feira. Random Dates
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