What happened this day in history June 8, 1979

What are the important events that happened on June 8, 1979? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

June 8, 1979: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 8, 1979 is the 159th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 206 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 26, 1979 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 82,680 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectapentacontaenneagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $652.45. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who were born on June 8, 1979?

  • 1979
    Adine Wilson, New Zealand netball player
  • 1979
    Derek Trucks, American guitarist
  • 1979
    Pete Orr, Canadian baseball player

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