27th of July, 1985

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 27th of July, 1985, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 33 years, 0 months and 21 days have passed since the 27th of July, 1985.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 1985.
  • Day 208 of 1985.
  • Leap Year: 1985 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1985 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 27th of July, 1985 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 27th of July, 1985, will be 33 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-27-1985 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1985-07-27. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19850727" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 491266800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 27th of July, 1985:

  • United States: Everytime You Go Away - Paul Young
  • United Kingdom: There Must Be An Angel - Eurythmics

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "European Vacation" 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 27th of July, 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 27th of July, 1985:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 1.52cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.67 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 27th of July, 1985.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 27th of July, 1985 was probably conceived around the 17th of October, 1984. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 27th of July, 1985 is the 6th of May, 1986. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 27th of July:

  • 27th of July, 1976: 242,769 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Chinese city of Tangshan.
  • 27th of July, 1981: The infamous murder of 6-year-old Adam Walsh occurs in Hollywood, Florida.
  • 27th of July, 2008: Bruce Edwards Ivins (suspect behind the 2001 Anthrax attacks) passes away after an overdose of Tylenol with codeine.
  • 27th of July, 1979: The Amityville Horror (1979) is released in movie theaters.
  • 27th of July, 1998: Stardust release the song "Music Sounds Better with You".
  • 27th of July, 2001: Planet of the Apes (2001) is released.
  • 27th of July, 2012: The video game "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty" is released.

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.

  • Back to the Future - A video game version of the Back to the Future movie franchise is released on the ZX Spectrum, the Commodore 64 and the Amstrad CPC.
  • The Way of the Exploding Fist - A fighting game that was released on the Commodore 64, the Spectrum and the Amstrad.
  • 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 27th of July:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 27th of July, 1985.

  • 12,074 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,043,193,600 seconds have passed since the 27th of July, 1985.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,217,059,200 times.
  • Since the 27th of July, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 538,287,897,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 173,865,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 89,714,650 steps. That's about 39,873 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,518,323 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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