15th of April, 1985

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 15th of April, 1985, fell on a Monday.
  • On this exact date: South Africa ends its ban on interracial marriages.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 32 years, 7 months and 4 days have passed since the 15th of April, 1985.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 1985.
  • Day 105 of 1985.
  • Leap Year: 1985 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1985 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 15th of April, 1985 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 15th of April, 1985, will be 32 years of age.
  • American Format: 04-15-1985 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1985-04-15. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19850415" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 482367600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of April, 1985:

  • United States: We Are The World - USA for Africa
  • United Kingdom: We Are The World - USA for Africa

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Friday the 13th - Part V" 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 15th of April, 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 15th of April, 1985:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.6 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 65.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.61 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 15th of April, 1985.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 15th of April, 1985 was probably conceived around the 6th of July, 1984. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of April, 1985 is the 23rd of January, 1986. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 16th of March, 1985: Reporter Terry Anderson is taken hostage by Shiite Hezbollah militants in Beirut. He is not released until 1991.
  • 18th of March, 1985: The first episode of Australian soap opera Neighbours is aired
  • 29th of March, 1985: Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) is released.
  • 31st of March, 1985: WWF: The first WrestleMania is held at Madison Square Garden.
  • 23rd of April, 1985: Coca-Cola replaces its original drink with New Coke. The reaction to the recipe change is largely negative.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 15th of April:

Television

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

  • ThunderCats - Animated series based on a group of half-human half-cat aliens.
  • 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.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back - An arcade rail shooter game that was released by Atari Games.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of April:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of April, 1985.

  • 11,904 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,028,509,200 seconds have passed since the 15th of April, 1985.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,199,927,400 times.
  • Since the 15th of April, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 530,710,747,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 171,418,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 88,451,791 steps. That's about 39,312 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,342,110 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Monday" in other languages is:

  • German: Montag.
  • French: Lundi.
  • Italian: Lunedi.
  • Spanish: Lunes.
  • Portuguese: Segunda-feira.

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