Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Libra.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1985 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 8th of October, 1985 falls under the Raven.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
Age: Anyone born on the 8th of October, 1985, will be 33 years of age.
American Format: 10-08-1985 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1985-10-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19851008" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 497574000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of October, 1985:
United States: Oh Sheila - Ready for the World
United Kingdom: The Power Of Love - Jennifer Rush
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Invasion U.S.A." 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 8th of October, 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 8th of October, 1985:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.0 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 56.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 8th of October, 1985.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 8th of October, 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 8th of October, 1985. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of October, 1985.
12,314 days have passed since this date.
1,063,929,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of October, 1985.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,241,251,200 times.
Since the 8th of October, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 548,987,673,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 177,321,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 91,497,946 steps. That's about 40,666 miles!
Since this date, 12,767,155 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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