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April 17, 1978 was a Monday and it was the 107th day of the year 1978. It was the 16th Monday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2023. 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 was Sunday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 138 days left before your next birthday. You will be 45 years old when that day comes. There have been 16,298 days from the day you were born up to today. If you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 5,433 days or 14.87 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 552 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 December 8 at 04:10:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on December 24, 2009.
If a dog named Ruckee - a Barbet breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 218 dog years old today. A dog’s first human year is equal to 15 dog years. Dogs age differently depending on breed and size. When you reach the age of 6 Ruckee will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Ruckee will age 4.5 dog years for every human year.
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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.
- 1926Joan Lorring
- 1940Anja Silja
- 1942David Bradley
- 1967Liz Phair
- 1976Monet Mazur
- 1984Rosanna Davison
- 1987Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
- 1990Gia Mantegna
View the complete list of April 17 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Apr 17.
- 1622Henry Vaughan, Welsh physician, author, and poet (d. 1695)
- 1890Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı, Turkish ethnographer and author (d. 1973)
- 1926Joan Lorring, Hong Kong-American actress and singer (d. 2014)
- 1929James Last, German-American bassist, composer, and bandleader (d. 2015)
- 1957Susan Roman, Canadian voice actress
- 1959Li Meisu, Chinese shot putter
- 1961Frank J. Christensen, American union leader
- 1963Vicky Vilagos, Canadian swimmer
- 1964Ken Daneyko, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
- 1975Heidi Alexander, English politician
View the complete list of April 17 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1863American Civil War: Grierson’s Raid begins – troops under Union Army Colonel Benjamin Grierson attack central Mississippi.
- 1897The Aurora, Texas, UFO incident
- 1942French prisoner of war General Henri Giraud escapes from his castle prison in Königstein Fortress.
- 1944Forces of the Communist-controlled Greek People’s Liberation Army attack the smaller National and Social Liberation resistance group, which surrenders. Its leader Dimitrios Psarros is murdered.
- 1964Ford Mustang is introduced to the North American market.
- 1970Apollo program: The ill-fated Apollo 13 spacecraft returns to Earth safely.
- 1971The People’s Republic of Bangladesh forms, under Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Mujibnagor.
- 1975The Cambodian Civil War ends. The Khmer Rouge captures the capital Phnom Penh and Cambodian government forces surrender.
- 1986The Three Hundred and Thirty Five Years’ War between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly ends.
- 2013An explosion at a fertilizer plant in the city of West, Texas, kills 15 people and injures 160 others.
View the complete list of April 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 4, 17, 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: Hümeyra, Nate Torrence, Norm Macdonald, Rita Simons, Katie Griffiths, Robert Addie, Vincent Martella, Lennart Hjulström, Isaac Hanson, Sandeep Acharya.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on April 17 is Aries ♈ (The Ram) – a cardinal sign with Fire as Western element. The ruling planet is Mars – the planet of war and ambition. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on April 17, 1978.
Diamond is the modern birthstone for the month of April while Opal is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Aries is bloodstone. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th April 1978 is Sweet Pea for love.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 10, 1975. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +126. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on November 6, 1970. Your score is -154. You’ll be like a cat and a dog on a love-hate relationship. Arf-arf, I want to bite you. Meow-meow, stay away from me!
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 4,304,105,753. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Night Fever by Bee Gees as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (April 22, 1978). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, cathedrals.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Ruthless character, carefully weighing your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 122,638,528 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1978. The estimated number of babies born on 17th April 1978 is 335,996. That’s equivalent to 233 babies every minute. Try to imagine if all of them are crying at the same time.
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Jennifer. This name was given to 56,323 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,158 times in the year 1978. Any chance you are Jennifer or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man April 17” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about April 17, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 107th day of 1978
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 16th Monday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2024: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 138 days
- Age on next birthday: 45 years old
- Days since birth: 16,298 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,433 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.87 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 552
- Next full moon: December 8 at 04:10:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on December 24, 2009
- Age in dog years: 218 dog years old using a Barbet breed
- Life path number and meaning: 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.
- Western zodiac sign: Aries ♈ (The Ram)
- Western zodiac element: Fire
- Western zodiac sign quality: Cardinal
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Mars – the planet of war and ambition
- Western zodiac gemstone: Bloodstone
- Eastern zodiac animal: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Diamond
- Mystical birthstone: Opal (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Sweet Pea for love
- Best compatible birthday: December 10, 1975 (+126)
- Worst compatible birthday: November 6, 1970 (-154)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Night Fever by Bee Gees (April 22, 1978)
- Babies born in 1978: 122,638,528
- Babies born in 1978 every day: 335,996
- Babies born in 1978 every minute: 233
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,323 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,158 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.IV.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 25, 1943 – Jerry Portnoy, American singer-songwriter and harmonica player; January 28, 1952 – Richard Glatzer, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015); July 4, 1982 – Michael Sorrentino, American model, actor, and author.
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