Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Gemini.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1985 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 21st of May, 1985 falls under the Deer.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Age: Anyone born on the 21st of May, 1985, will be 33 years of age.
American Format: 05-21-1985 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1985-05-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19850521" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 485478000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of May, 1985:
United States: Everything She Wants - Wham
United Kingdom: 19 - Paul Hardcastle
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Code of Silence" 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 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 21st of May, 1985:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 60.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.6cm.
London, England: Temperature: 13.56 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 14.99cm.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 21st of May, 1985.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 21st of May, 1985 was probably conceived around the 11th of August, 1984. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of May, 1985 is the 28th of February, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
23rd of April, 1985: Coca-Cola replaces its original drink with New Coke. The reaction to the recipe change is largely negative.
29th of May, 1985: The Heysel Stadium disaster occurs when 38 fans are killed in riots during a European Cup final between Liverpool F.C. and Juventus.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of May, 1985.
12,392 days have passed since this date.
1,070,668,800 seconds have passed since the 21st of May, 1985.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,249,113,600 times.
Since the 21st of May, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 552,465,100,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 178,444,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 92,077,517 steps. That's about 40,923 miles!
Since this date, 12,848,026 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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