17th of January, 1988
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 17th of January, 1988, fell on a Sunday.
This date fell on a weekend.
On this exact date:
The first episode of Australian soap opera Home and Away is aired. Share Decade: 1980s.
30 years, 10 months and 28 days have passed since the 17th of January, 1988.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of
Day 17 of
1988. Leap Year: 1988 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1988 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of January, 1988 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of January, 1988, will be 30 years of age.
American Format: 01-17-1988 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1988-01-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19880117" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 569376000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of January, 1988:
United States: So Emotional - Whitney Houston
United Kingdom: Always On My Mind - Pet Shop Boys Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Three Men and a Baby" 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 17th of January, 1988.
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 information for the 17th of January, 1988:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 45.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 1.17 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. 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 17th of January, 1988. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 17th of January, 1988 was probably conceived around the
9th of April, 1987. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of January, 1988 is the
26th of October, 1988. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
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Historical events that have occurred on the 17th of January:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean?Luc Picard.
Full House - Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.
Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
ALF - About an alien called ALF.
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.
ThunderCats - Animated series based on a group of half-human half-cat aliens. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Metal Gear - Released on the NES in North America.
Final Fantasy - The first game in the Final Fantasy series.
Mega Man - A platform game that was developed by Capcom.
Street Fighter - The first game in the Street Fighter series.
Punch-Out!! - "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!" was a boxing game that was published for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).
Contra - A run and gun action game that was developed by Konami. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of January:
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Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 17th of January, 1988. 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 17th of January, 1988. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of January, 1988.
11,289 days have passed since this date.
975,369,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of January, 1988.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,137,931,200 times.
Since the 17th of January, 1988, earth has travelled approximately 503,290,713,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 162,561,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 83,881,786 steps. That's about 37,281 miles!
Since this date, 11,704,435 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Domingo. Random Dates
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