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August 5, 1978 was a Saturday and it was the 217th day of the year 1978. It was the 31st Saturday 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 Monday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 137 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,838 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 4,946 days or 13.54 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 502 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 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 13, 2010.
If a dog named Tibetneron - a Bracco Italiano breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 228 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 Tibetneron will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Tibetneron will age 5-6 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.
- 1914Parley Baer
- 1941Bob Clark
- 1948Barbara Flynn
- 1951Samantha Sang
- 1961Janet McTeer
- 1964Adam Yauch
- 1972Darren Shahlavi
- 1978Nektaria Karantzi
- 1988Princess Salwa Aga Khan
View the complete list of August 5 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 5.
- 1461Alexander Jagiellon, Polish king (d. 1506)
- 1815Edward John Eyre, English explorer and politician, Governor of Jamaica (d. 1901)
- 1933Jeffry Wickham, English actor (d. 2014)
- 1940Roman Gabriel, American football player, coach, and actor
- 1968Funkmaster Flex, American rapper, producer, and radio host
- 1968Oleh Luzhny, Ukrainian footballer and manager
- 1981Kō Shibasaki, Japanese singer and actress
- 1984Steve Matai, New Zealand rugby player
- 1988Federica Pellegrini, Italian swimmer
- 1991Esteban Gutiérrez, Mexican race car driver
View the complete list of August 5 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1735Freedom of the press: New York Weekly Journal writer John Peter Zenger is acquitted of seditious libel against the royal governor of New York, on the basis that what he had published was true.
- 1864American Civil War: The Battle of Mobile Bay begins at Mobile Bay near Mobile, Alabama, Admiral David Farragut leads a Union flotilla through Confederate defenses and seals one of the last major Southern ports.
- 1888Bertha Benz drives from Mannheim to Pforzheim and back in the first long distance automobile trip, commemorated as the Bertha Benz Memorial Route since 2008.
- 1906Persian Constitutional Revolution: Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, King of Iran, agrees to convert the government to a constitutional monarchy.
- 1944World War II: The Nazis begin a week-long massacre of anywhere between 40,000 and 100,000 civilians and prisoners of war in Wola, Poland.
- 1949In Ecuador, an earthquake destroys 50 towns and kills more than 6,000.
- 1962Apartheid in South Africa: Nelson Mandela is jailed. He would not be released until 1990.
- 1963The United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union sign a nuclear test ban treaty.
- 1979In Afghanistan, Maoists undertake an attempted military uprising.
- 1981President Ronald Reagan fires 11,359 striking air-traffic controllers who ignored his order for them to return to work.
View the complete list of August 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 5, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 2. It represents balance, harmony and partnership. You have the soul of an artist. You are a fine companion and possess a good sense of humor. Friends seek you out for your calming and peaceful company.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Anita Dobson, K. Balachander, Bobby V, Glenn Medeiros, Michael Hayes, Josh Flitter, Geneviève Brouillette, Jens Hartwig, Marvin Agustin, Jesse McCartney.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 5 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 5, 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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th August 1978 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on January 17, 1985. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +128. 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 -160. 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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In a room of 23 people there’s a 50% chance of two individuals having the same birthday (month and day only and not a leap year). The chance increases to 99.9% if there are 70 people in the room. You need at least 253 people in the room if you want someone to have the same birthday as you with 50% probability. This is called the birthday paradox or birthday problem. Try it out on your classroom, office, or sports team and confirm how many people share the same birthday.
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 5th 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 5, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 217th day of 1978
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 31st Saturday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2021: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 137 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,838 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,946 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.54 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 502
- Next full moon: March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 13, 2010
- Age in dog years: 228 dog years old using a Bracco Italiano breed
- Life path number and meaning: 2 – It represents balance, harmony and partnership. You have the soul of an artist. You are a fine companion and possess a good sense of humor. Friends seek you out for your calming and peaceful company.
- 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 17, 1985 (+128)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 17, 1994 (-160)
- 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: November 14, 1961 – D. B. Sweeney, American actor; May 16, 1940 – Ole Ernst, Danish actor (d. 2013); July 11, 1931 – Tab Hunter, American actor and singer.
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