Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1985 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of January, 1985 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of January, 1985, will be 34 years of age.
American Format: 01-02-1985 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1985-01-02. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19850102" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 473472000.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of January:
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of January, 1985:
United States: Like A Virgin - Madonna
United Kingdom: Do They Know It's Christmas - Band Aid
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Beverly Hills Cop" 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 2nd of January, 1985.
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.
1985 in music.
Popular music artists in 1985 included Wham!, Madonna, Foreigner, Chaka Khan, Hall & Oates, Tears for Fears, Dire Straits and Paul Young.
Weather information for the 2nd of January, 1985:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 3.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 31.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 2nd of January, 1985.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 2nd of January, 1985. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 2nd of January, 1985. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of January, 1985.
12,559 days have passed since this date.
1,085,094,000 seconds have passed since the 2nd of January, 1985.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,265,943,000 times.
Since the 2nd of January, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 559,908,504,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 180,849,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 93,318,084 steps. That's about 41,475 miles!
Since this date, 13,021,128 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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