Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Virgo.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1985 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 31st of August, 1985 falls under the Bear.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 31st of August, 1985, will be 33 years of age.
American Format: 08-31-1985 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1985-08-31. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19850831" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 494290800.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of August, 1985:
United States: The Power Of Love - Huey Lewis & the News
United Kingdom: I Got You Babe - UB40 & Chrissie Hynde
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 31st of August, 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 31st of August, 1985:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 57.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.89 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
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Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 31st of August, 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 31st 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 31st of August, 1985.
12,406 days have passed since this date.
1,071,878,400 seconds have passed since the 31st of August, 1985.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,250,524,800 times.
Since the 31st of August, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 553,089,254,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 178,646,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 92,181,542 steps. That's about 40,970 miles!
Since this date, 12,862,541 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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