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August 4, 1978 was a Friday and it was the 216th day of the year 1978. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2017. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year is Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 160 days left before your next birthday. You will be 39 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,085 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 477 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on March 12 at 14:55:00 GMT – Sunday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1904Helen Kane
- 1906Eugen Schuhmacher
- 1944Orhan Gencebay
- 1962David Nunn
- 1971Jeff Gordon
- 1981Erica Carlson
- 1985Kina Grannis
- 1987Jang Keun-suk
- 1995Bruna Marquezine
- 1995Jessica Sanchez
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 4.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 4.
- 1521Pope Urban VII (d. 1590)
- 1792Percy Bysshe Shelley, English author, poet, and playwright (d. 1822)
- 1922Luis Aponte Martínez, Puerto Rican cardinal (d. 2012)
- 1935Hans-Walter Eigenbrodt, German footballer and coach (d. 1997)
- 1960Tim Winton, Australian author and playwright
- 1962David Nunn, English actor (d. 2012)
- 1970Kate Silverton, English journalist
- 1973Eva Amaral, Spanish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Amaral)
- 1978Shaunard Harts, American football player
- 1992Yvonne Neuwirth, Austrian tennis player
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 4.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1532The Duchy of Brittany is united to the Kingdom of France.
- 1791The Treaty of Sistova is signed, ending the Ottoman–Habsburg wars.
- 1824The Battle of Kos is fought between Turkish and Greek forces.
- 1914World War I: Germany invades Belgium. In response, Belgium and the United Kingdom declare war on Germany. The United States declares its neutrality.
- 1964American civil rights movement: Civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney are found dead in Mississippi after disappearing on June 21.
- 1969Vietnam War: At the apartment of French intermediary Jean Sainteny in Paris, American representative Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese representative Xuân Thuỷ begin secret peace negotiations. The negotiations will eventually fail.
- 1977U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs legislation creating the United States Department of Energy.
- 1987The Federal Communications Commission rescinds the Fairness Doctrine which had required radio and television stations to present controversial issues “fairly”.
- 2006A massacre is carried out by Sri Lankan government forces, killing 17 employees of the French INGO Action Against Hunger (known internationally as Action Contre la Faim, or ACF).
- 2007NASA’s Phoenix spacecraft is launched.
View the complete list of historical events for August 4.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 4 and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Kalil Wilson, Conny Stuart, Maria Teresa de Noronha, Leighton Meester, Madeline Bell, Olga Baclanova, Danielle Dax, Colin Ford, Andrew Paul, Cicely Tyson.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 4 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 4, 1978.
Peridot is the modern birthstone for the month of August while Diamond is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Leo is onyx. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Friday’ is emerald.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Miss You by The Rolling Stones as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 5, 1978). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: May 11, 1999 – Sabrina Carpenter, American actress and singer; July 25, 1923 – Estelle Getty, American actress (d. 2008); February 26, 1947 – Sandie Shaw, English singer.
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