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 21st 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 21st of August, 1984, will be 35 years of age.
American Format: 08-21-1984 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1984-08-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19840821" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 461890800.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of August, 1984:
United States: Ghostbusters - Ray Parker jr.
United Kingdom: Careless Whisper - George Michael
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Red Dawn (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 21st of August, 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.
Mid 1980s fashion.
Strappy sandals, Keds, kitten-heeled sandals and pumps were popular footwear in the mid 80s. Fashion become more colorful during this period. Popular clothing included long wool coats, long and bulky sweaters, jumpsuits, large scarves, beanies, leather gloves, long flared skirts, slim miniskirts, slightly tapered pants and stirrup pants.
1984 in music.
Popular music artists in 1984 included Prince, Tina Turner, Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Kenny Loggins, Phil Collins, Van Halen, Lionel Richie, Yes, Culture Club and John Waite.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 21st of August, 1984.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 21st of August, 1984 was probably conceived around the 12th of November, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of August, 1984 is the 31st of May, 1985. (Rough Estimate).
Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
23rd of July, 1984: Vanessa L. Williams resigns as Miss America after nude photos of her appear in Penthouse magazine.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 21st 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 21st of August, 1984.
12,784 days have passed since this date.
1,104,537,600 seconds have passed since the 21st of August, 1984.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,288,627,200 times.
Since the 21st of August, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 569,941,401,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 184,089,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 94,990,234 steps. That's about 42,218 miles!
Since this date, 13,254,451 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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