Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1985 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 5th of May, 1985 falls under the Beaver.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Age: Anyone born on the 5th of May, 1985, will be 34 years of age.
American Format: 05-05-1985 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1985-05-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19850505" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 484095600.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of May:
Liberation Day (Denmark)
Children's Day (Japan)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of May, 1985:
United States: We Are The World - USA for Africa
United Kingdom: Move Closer - Phyllis Nelson
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Stick" 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 5th of May, 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 5th of May, 1985:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.4 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 58.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 14.78 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
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Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 5th of May, 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 5th of May, 1985. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of May, 1985.
12,434 days have passed since this date.
1,074,297,600 seconds have passed since the 5th of May, 1985.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,253,347,200 times.
Since the 5th of May, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 554,337,561,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 179,049,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 92,389,594 steps. That's about 41,062 miles!
Since this date, 12,891,571 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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