9th of August, 1985

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 9th of August, 1985, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) is released in movie theaters.
  • Born on this exact date: Anna Kendrick: Actress.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 33 years, 1 months and 11 days have passed since the 9th of August, 1985.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1985.
  • Day 221 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 9th of August, 1985 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 9th of August, 1985, will be 33 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-09-1985 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1985-08-09. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19850809" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 492390000.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 9th of August, 1985:

  • United States: Shout - Tears for Fears
  • United Kingdom: Into The Groove - Madonna

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 9th of August, 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 9th of August, 1985:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 73.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 23.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.83 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 9th of August, 1985.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 9th of August, 1985 was probably conceived around the 30th of October, 1984. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 9th of August, 1985 is the 19th 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 9th of August:

  • 9th of August, 1969: The Manson Family murder Sharon Tate, Abigail Folger, Wojciech Frykowski and Jay Sebring.
  • 9th of August, 1971: Internment: British government forces arrest hundreds of Irish nationalists and detain them without trial.
  • 9th of August, 1974: The Watergate scandal forces Richard Nixon to resign as President of the United States.
  • 9th of August, 1974: Vice President Gerald Ford becomes the 38th President of the United States.
  • 9th of August, 1999: WWF: Chris Jericho makes his debut.
  • 9th of August, 2008: Comedian Bernie Mac dies from pneumonia, which was brought on by a condition called sarcoidosis.
  • 9th of August, 1989: The Abyss (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • 9th of August, 2010: The song "Love the Way You Lie" is released by Eminem and Rihanna.

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 9th of August:

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Videos

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 9th of August, 1985. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 9th of August, 1985.

  • 12,095 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,045,008,000 seconds have passed since the 9th of August, 1985.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,219,176,000 times.
  • Since the 9th of August, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 539,224,128,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 174,168,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 89,870,688 steps. That's about 39,943 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,540,096 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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