March 5, 1979: Day of the Week
March 5, 1979 was the 64th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 301 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 42 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $3,265.50 today.
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Here’s the March 1979 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1979 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
March 5, 1979 Historical Event(s)
- 1979America’s Voyager 1 spacecraft has its closest approach to Jupiter, 172,000 miles.
- 1979Soviet probes Venera 11, Venera 12 and the American solar satellite Helios II all are hit by “off the scale” gamma rays leading to the discovery of soft gamma repeaters.
Who was born on March 5, 1979?
- 1979Tang Gonghong, Chinese weightlifter
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