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August 18, 1978 was a Friday and it was the 230th day of the year 1978. It was the 33rd Friday 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Sunday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 275 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,700 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 4,900 days or 13.42 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 498 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 November 23 at 05:41:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 26, 2010.
If a dog named Zailey - a Glen of Imaal Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 180 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 Zailey will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Zailey will age 4 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.
- 1952Patrick Swayze
- 1957Denis Leary
- 1957Diana Castle
- 1960Yuki Ninagawa
- 1968Lee Seung-yeon
- 1969Christian Slater
- 1973Carmen Serano
- 1979Mohib Mirza
- 1987Siri Tollerød
- 1993Maia Mitchell
View the complete list of August 18 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 18.
- 1920Godfrey Evans, English cricketer (d. 1999)
- 1933Just Fontaine, Moroccan-French footballer and manager
- 1935Rafer Johnson, American decathlete and actor
- 1941Christopher Jones, American actor (d. 2014)
- 1945Värner Lootsmann, Estonian lawyer and politician
- 1956Kelly Willard, American singer-songwriter
- 1971Aphex Twin, Irish-English DJ and producer (Universal Indicator)
- 1971Jacob Vargas, Mexican-American actor and producer
- 1986Evan Gattis, American baseball player
- 1993Maia Mitchell, Australian actress and singer
View the complete list of August 18 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1304The Battle of Mons-en-Pévèle is fought to a draw between the French army and the Flemish militias.
- 1572Marriage in Paris, France, of the Huguenot King Henry III of Navarre to Margaret of Valois, in a supposed attempt to reconcile Protestants and Catholics.
- 1590John White, the governor of the Roanoke Colony, returns from a supply trip to England and finds his settlement deserted.
- 1634Urbain Grandier, accused and convicted of sorcery, is burned alive in Loudun, France.
- 1965Vietnam War: Operation Starlite begins: United States Marines destroy a Viet Cong stronghold on the Van Tuong peninsula in the first major American ground battle of the war.
- 1966Vietnam War: The Battle of Long Tan ensues after a patrol from the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment clashes with a Viet Cong force in Phước Tuy Province.
- 1971Vietnam War: Australia and New Zealand decide to withdraw their troops from Vietnam.
- 1983Hurricane Alicia hits the Texas coast, killing 22 people and causing over US$1 billion in damage (1983 dollars).
- 2005A massive power blackout hits the Indonesian island of Java, affecting almost 100 million people, one of the largest and most widespread power outages in history.
- 2008President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf resigns under threat of impeachment.
View the complete list of August 18 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 18, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Jackie Curtis, Kozue Yoshizumi, Takeru Satoh, Otto Preminger, Jacqueline Pirie, Yuko Ogura, Frédéric François, Nikos Xilouris, Rosie O'Donnell, Seishiro Kato.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 18 is Leo ♌ (The Lion) – a fixed sign with Fire as Western element. The ruling planet is Sun – the center of our universe. 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 August 18, 1978.
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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.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 18th August 1978 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on January 15, 1984. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +145. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 14, 1994. Your incompatibility score is -183. 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 Three Times a Lady by Commodores as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 19, 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 Australia approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Inquisitive, inventive, liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson – to search, to find and to use this bridge.
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 18th August 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)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 18, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 230th day of 1978
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 33rd Friday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2020: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 275 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,700 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,900 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.42 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 498
- Next full moon: November 23 at 05:41:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 26, 2010
- Age in dog years: 180 dog years old using a Glen of Imaal Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- Western zodiac sign: Leo ♌ (The Lion)
- Western zodiac element: Fire
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Sun – the center of our universe
- Western zodiac gemstone: Onyx
- Eastern zodiac animal: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: January 15, 1984 (+145)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 14, 1994 (-183)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Three Times a Lady by Commodores (August 19, 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
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 24, 1998 – Sofia Andres, Filipino actress; March 16, 1968 – Ananya Khare, Indian actress; January 17, 1921 – Herbert Ellis, American actor.
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