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December 17, 1978 was a Sunday and it was the 351st day of the year 1978. It was the 51st Sunday 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 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 336 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,370 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 5,123 days or 14.03 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 520 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 28 at 19:17:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on August 25, 2010.
If a dog named Nocciola - a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 209 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 Nocciola will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Nocciola 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.
- 1926Patrice Wymore
- 1926Stephen Lewis
- 1956Peter Farrelly
- 1967Gigi D'Agostino
- 1974Ian Petrella
- 1974Marissa Ribisi
- 1977Oxana Fedorova
- 1979Jaimee Foxworth
- 1981Tolgahan Sayışman
View the complete list of December 17 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Dec 17.
- 1778Humphry Davy, English chemist and physicist (d. 1829)
- 1812Vilhelm Petersen, Danish painter (d. 1880)
- 1835Alexander Emanuel Agassiz, Swiss-American ichthyologist and engineer (d. 1910)
- 1894Arthur Fiedler, American conductor (d. 1979)
- 1922Alan Voorhees, American engineer and academic (d. 2005)
- 1926Stephen Lewis, English actor, comedian, director, screenwriter, and playwright (d. 2015)
- 1961Marek Kaleta, Estonian javelin thrower
- 1962Richard Jewell, American police officer (d. 2007)
- 1969Chuck Liddell, American mixed martial artist and kick-boxer
- 2007James, Viscount Severn, English son of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
View the complete list of December 17 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 920Romanos I Lekapenos is crowned co-emperor of the underage Constantine VII.
- 1790Discovery of the Aztec calendar stone.
- 1807Napoleonic Wars: France issues the Milan Decree, which confirms the Continental System.
- 1835Great Fire of New York: Fire levels lower Manhattan.
- 1903The Wright brothers make the first controlled powered, heavier-than-air flight in the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
- 1919Uruguay becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
- 1927Indian revolutionary Rajendra Lahiri is hanged in Gonda jail, Uttar Pradesh, India, two days before the scheduled date.
- 1939World War II: Battle of the River Plate – The Admiral Graf Spee is scuttled by Captain Hans Langsdorff outside Montevideo.
- 1989Romanian Revolution: Protests continue in Timișoara, Romania, with rioters breaking into the Romanian Communist Party’s District Committee building and attempting to set it on fire.
- 2005Jigme Singye Wangchuck abdicates the throne as King of Bhutan.
View the complete list of December 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 12, 17, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 9. It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Mitzi Gaynor, Robbie Williams, Brittany Murphy, Bhumika Chawla, Krista K, Teresa Pavlinek, Anke Engelke, Anita Ward, May Whitty, Andrea Gabriel.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on December 17 is Sagittarius ♐ (The Archer) – a mutable sign with Fire as Western element. The ruling planet is Jupiter – the planet of luck and expansion. 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 December 17, 1978.
Turquoise is the modern birthstone for the month of December while Onyx is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Sagittarius is topaz. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th December 1978 is Holly for precious moments.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on July 7, 1967. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +113. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on May 8, 1970. Your score is -125. 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?
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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 Le Freak by Chic as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (December 23, 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 Southern Australia approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger, undertaker.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You are a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
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 December 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)
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Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about December 17, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 351st day of 1978
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 51st Sunday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2023: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 336 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,370 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,123 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.03 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 520
- Next full moon: January 28 at 19:17:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on August 25, 2010
- Age in dog years: 209 dog years old using a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever breed
- Life path number and meaning: 9 – It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
- Western zodiac sign: Sagittarius ♐ (The Archer)
- Western zodiac element: Fire
- Western zodiac sign quality: Mutable
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Jupiter – the planet of luck and expansion
- Western zodiac gemstone: Topaz
- Eastern zodiac animal: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Turquoise
- Mystical birthstone: Onyx (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Holly for precious moments
- Best compatible birthday: July 7, 1967 (+113)
- Worst compatible birthday: May 8, 1970 (-125)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Le Freak by Chic (December 23, 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.XII.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 8, 1991 – Nam Woo-hyun, South Korean singer, dancer and actor (Infinite and Toheart); January 4, 1957 – Brian Roy Goble, Canadian singer-songwriter (d. 2014); April 6, 1955 – Rob Epstein, American director and producer.
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