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August 4, 1978 was a Friday and it was the 216th day of the year 1978. It was the 31st 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 is Sunday. Next year it will be Tuesday 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 196 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,779 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 4,926 days or 13.49 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 500 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 January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 12, 2010.
If a dog named Sergio - a Border 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 Sergio will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Sergio 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.
- 1891Margit Makay
- 1910Anita Page
- 1936Giorgos Zographos
- 1955Billy Bob Thornton
- 1969Max Cavalera
- 1973Eva Amaral
- 1978Mick Cain
- 1981Abigail Spencer
- 1983Nathaniel Buzolic
- 1995Jessica Sanchez
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 4.
- 1844Henri Berger, German composer and bandleader (d. 1929)
- 1937David Bedford, English keyboard player, composer, and conductor (d. 2011)
- 1943Vicente Álvarez Areces, Spanish politician, 6th President of the Principality of Asturias
- 1948Johnny Grubb, American baseball player and coach
- 1954Anatoliy Kinakh, Ukrainian engineer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Ukraine
- 1957Valdis Valters, Latvian basketball player and coach
- 1964Andrew Bartlett, Australian social worker and politician
- 1975Andy Hallett, American actor and singer (d. 2009)
- 1982Rubinho, Brazilian footballer
- 1984Mardy Collins, American basketball player
View the complete list of August 4 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1265Second Barons’ War: Battle of Evesham: The army of Prince Edward (the future king Edward I of England) defeats the forces of rebellious barons led by Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, killing de Montfort and many of his allies.
- 1578Battle of Al Kasr al Kebir: The Moroccans defeat the Portuguese. King Sebastian of Portugal is killed in the battle, leaving his elderly uncle, Cardinal Henry, as his heir. This initiates a succession crisis in Portugal.
- 1693Date traditionally ascribed to Dom Perignon’s invention of champagne, however it is not clear whether he actually invented champagne, however he has been credited as an innovator who developed the techniques used to perfect sparkling wine.
- 1704War of the Spanish Succession: Gibraltar is captured by an English and Dutch fleet, commanded by Admiral Sir George Rooke and allied with Archduke Charles.
- 1902The Greenwich foot tunnel under the River Thames opens.
- 1906Central railway station, Sydney opens.
- 1915World War I: The German 12th Army occupies Warsaw during the Gorlice–Tarnów Offensive and the Great Retreat of 1915.
- 1958The Billboard Hot 100 is published for the first time.
- 1974A bomb explodes in the Italicus Express train at San Benedetto Val di Sambro, Italy, killing 12 people and wounding 22.
- 1991The Greek cruise ship MTS Oceanos sinks off the Wild Coast of South Africa.
View the complete list of August 4 historical events.
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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: Hélène Ségara, Michelle Alves, Lurie Poston, Jean Arthur, Belita Moreno, Laura Prepon, Agnes Moorehead, Jessica Lee Rose, Tony Shalhoub, Unshō Ishizuka.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 4 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 4, 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 4th August 1978 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 30, 1975. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +160. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 17, 1994. Your incompatibility score is -193. 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 Miss You by The Rolling Stones as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 5, 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 Central England approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You’re always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
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 4th 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 4, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 216th day of 1978
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 31st Friday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2021: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 196 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,779 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,926 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.49 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 500
- Next full moon: January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 12, 2010
- Age in dog years: 180 dog years old using a Border Terrier 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: 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: December 30, 1975 (+160)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 17, 1994 (-193)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Miss You by The Rolling Stones (August 5, 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: January 19, 1992 – Logan Lerman, American actor; February 27, 1966 – Baltasar Kormákur, Icelandic actor, director, and producer; October 5, 1988 – Bahar Kızıl, German singer-songwriter (Monrose).
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