12th of April, 1988
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 12th of April, 1988, fell on a Tuesday.
On this exact date:
Former pop singer Sonny Bono is elected mayor of Palm Springs, California. Share Decade: 1980s.
29 years, 5 months and 15 days have passed since the 12th of April, 1988.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of
Day 103 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 Aries.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1988 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 12th of April, 1988 falls under the Falcon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
Age: Anyone born on the 12th of April, 1988, will be 29 years of age.
American Format: 04-12-1988 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1988-04-12. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19880412" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 576802800.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of April, 1988:
United States: Get Outta My Dreams Get Into My Car - Billy Ocean
United Kingdom: Heart - Pet Shop Boys Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Biloxi Blues" 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 12th of April, 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 12th of April, 1988:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 49.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 9.78 degrees Celsius. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 12th of April, 1988. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 12th of April, 1988 was probably conceived around the
4th of July, 1987. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of April, 1988 is the
20th of January, 1989. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
16th of March, 1988: Iran-Contra affair: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
16th of March, 1988: The Milltown Cemetery attack occurs when loyalist paramilitary Michael Stone launches a gun and grenade attack on mourners at an IRA funeral.
19th of March, 1988: Corporals killings: Two British Army corporals are abducted and shot dead by Irish republicans.
29th of March, 1988: South African anti-apartheid political activist Dulcie September is assassinated in Paris.
30th of March, 1988: Beetlejuice (1988) is released in movie theaters. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 12th of April:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
The Wonder Years - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
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. 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). Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of April:
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 12th of April, 1988.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 12th of April, 1988. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of April, 1988.
10,757 days have passed since this date.
929,404,800 seconds have passed since the 12th of April, 1988.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,084,305,600 times.
Since the 12th of April, 1988, earth has travelled approximately 479,572,876,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 154,900,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 79,928,813 steps. That's about 35,524 miles!
Since this date, 11,152,858 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Tuesday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Terca-feira. Random Dates
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