8th of March, 1986

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 8th of March, 1986, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 32 years, 9 months and 4 days have passed since the 8th of March, 1986.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1986.
  • Day 67 of 1986.
  • Leap Year: 1986 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1986 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of March, 1986 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of March, 1986, will be 32 years of age.
  • American Format: 03-08-1986 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1986-03-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19860308" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 510624000.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of March, 1986:

  • United States: Kyrie - Mr. Mister
  • United Kingdom: Chain Reaction - Diana Ross

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Pretty in Pink" 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 March, 1986.

  • 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 8th of March, 1986:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 9.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -12.61 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.83 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 8th of March, 1986.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of March, 1986 was probably conceived around the 29th of May, 1985. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of March, 1986 is the 16th of December, 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 8th of March:

  • 8th of March, 1966: Nelson's Pillar in Dublin, Ireland, is blown up by former IRA members.
  • 8th of March, 1973: The Northern Ireland sovereignty referendum takes place. It is largely boycotted by the nationalist community
  • 8th of March, 1973: Singer Ron "Pigpen" McKernan passes away.
  • 8th of March, 1988: Super Tuesday: U.S. presidential candidate George H. W. Bush defeats Bob Dole in a number of Republican primaries
  • 8th of March, 2014: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears from radar.
  • 8th of March, 1993: The first episode of "Beavis and Butt-head" is aired.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Equalizer - About a retired secret agent called Robert McCall.
  • The Golden Girls - Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.
  • She-Ra: Princess of Power - Animated TV series.
  • 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.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • The Legend of Zelda - An adventure game that was released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • Gauntlet - An arcade hack and slash game.
  • Super Mario Bros. - Released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of March:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of March, 1986.

  • 11,965 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,033,776,000 seconds have passed since the 8th of March, 1986.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,206,072,000 times.
  • Since the 8th of March, 1986, earth has travelled approximately 533,428,416,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 172,296,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 88,904,736 steps. That's about 39,513 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,405,312 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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