1st of August, 1984

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 1st of August, 1984, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: Stevie Wonder releases his single "I Just Called to Say I Love You".
  • Born on this exact date: Bastian Schweinsteiger: German soccer player.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 33 years, 1 months and 21 days have passed since the 1st of August, 1984.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1984.
  • Day 214 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 Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1984 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of August, 1984 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of August, 1984, will be 33 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-01-1984 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1984-08-01. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19840801" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 460162800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of August, 1984:

  • United States: When Doves Cry - Prince
  • United Kingdom: Two Tribes - Frankie goes to Hollywood

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Purple Rain" 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 1st of August, 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 1st of August, 1984.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of August, 1984 was probably conceived around the 23rd of October, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of August, 1984 is the 11th of May, 1985. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 18th of July, 1984: James Oliver Huberty shoots up a McDonalds restaurant in San Diego, killing 21 people.
  • 23rd of July, 1984: Vanessa L. Williams resigns as Miss America after nude photos of her appear in Penthouse magazine.
  • 10th of August, 1984: The film Red Dawn (1984) is released.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 1st of August:

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 1st of August:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 1st of August, 1984. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of August, 1984.

  • 12,104 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,045,785,600 seconds have passed since the 1st of August, 1984.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,220,083,200 times.
  • Since the 1st of August, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 539,625,369,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 174,297,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 89,937,562 steps. That's about 39,972 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,549,427 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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