2nd of January, 1985

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 2nd of January, 1985, fell on a Wednesday.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 33 years, 5 months and 18 days have passed since the 2nd of January, 1985.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1985.
  • Day 2 of 1985.
  • Leap Year: 1985 was NOT a leap year.
  • 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 33 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.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of January:

  • Berchtoldstag (Switzerland)

Music Singles

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.

  • 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.

Weather

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.
  • London, England: Temperature: 2.28 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 2nd of January, 1985.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of January, 1985 was probably conceived around the 25th of March, 1984. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of January, 1985 is the 12th of October, 1985. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 2nd of January:

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Charles in Charge - TV show about a 19-year-old student called Charles, who is played by Scott Baio.
  • Murder, She Wrote - Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.
  • Miami Vice - Starring Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas.
  • Who's the Boss? - Sitcom about a retired player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.
  • The Cosby Show - American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.
  • Punky Brewster - Series about a child that has been abandoned by her parents.
  • The Transformers - Animated series about an ongoing war between shape-shifting robots.
  • Sherlock Holmes - Starring Jeremy Brett.
  • Kate & Allie - Comedy TV series.
  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Starring Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of January:

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Videos

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Visualize

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.

  • 12,223 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,056,063,600 seconds have passed since the 2nd of January, 1985.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,232,074,200 times.
  • Since the 2nd of January, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 544,928,817,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 176,010,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 90,821,470 steps. That's about 40,365 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,672,763 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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