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December 21, 1978 was a Thursday and it was the 355th day of the year 1978. It was the 51st Thursday 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Monday 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 308 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,667 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 4,889 days or 13.39 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 496 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 February 19 at 15:54:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on August 29, 2010.
If a dog named Chumleigh - a Welsh 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 Chumleigh will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Chumleigh 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.
- 1922Paul Winchell
- 1925Olga Aroseva
- 1935John G. Avildsen
- 1950Jeffrey Katzenberg
- 1953Betty Wright
- 1957Rolf Kanies
- 1967Fritz Karl
- 1977A. J. Bowen
- 1987Valerie Concepcion
- 1988Alexa Goddard
View the complete list of December 21 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Dec 21.
- 1832John H. Ketcham, American general and politician (d. 1906)
- 1911Josh Gibson, American baseball player (d. 1947)
- 1954Tsurutaro Kataoka, Japanese boxer, television personality, actor, and artist
- 1971Jamie Theakston, English actor and television host
- 1972LaTroy Hawkins, American baseball player
- 1981Sanita Pušpure, Latvian-Irish rower
- 1984Darren Potter, Irish footballer
- 1984Sarah Mutch, Canadian model and actress
- 1985James Stewart, Jr., American motorcycle racer
- 1987Michael Lohan Jr., American actor
View the complete list of December 21 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1598Battle of Curalaba: The revolting Mapuche, led by cacique Pelentaru, inflict a major defeat on Spanish troops in southern Chile.
- 1883The Royal Canadian Dragoons and The Royal Canadian Regiment, the first Permanent Force cavalry and infantry regiments of the Canadian Army, are formed: .
- 1919American anarchist Emma Goldman is deported to Russia.
- 1923United Kingdom and Nepal formally signed an agreement of friendship, called the Nepal–Britain Treaty of 1923, which superseded the Treaty of Sugauli signed in 1816.
- 1936First flight of the Junkers Ju 88 multi-role combat aircraft.
- 1946An 8.1 Mw earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Nankaidō, Japan, kills over 1,300 people and destroys over 38,000 homes.
- 1973The Geneva Conference on the Arab–Israeli conflict opens.
- 1988A bomb explodes on board Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, killing 270.
- 1995The city of Bethlehem passes from Israeli to Palestinian control.
- 1999The Spanish Civil Guard intercepts a van loaded with 950 kg of explosives that ETA intended to use to blow up Torre Picasso in Madrid, Spain.
View the complete list of December 21 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 12, 21, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 4. It represents growth, building and foundation. You are practical, down to earth with strong ideas about right and wrong.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Mick Molloy, Richard Tauber, Leslie Caron, Dayana Mendoza, Czesław Niemen, Nadja Tiller, Mika Kikuchi, Kara Monaco, Takaaki Ishibashi, Guy Williams.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on December 21 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 21, 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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 21st December 1978 is Holly for precious moments.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on July 8, 1967. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +133. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on May 7, 2002. Your incompatibility score is -130. 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 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 21st 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)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about December 21, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 355th day of 1978
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 51st Thursday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 308 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,667 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,889 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.39 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 496
- Next full moon: February 19 at 15:54:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on August 29, 2010
- Age in dog years: 180 dog years old using a Welsh Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 4 – It represents growth, building and foundation. You are practical, down to earth with strong ideas about right and wrong.
- 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 8, 1967 (+133)
- Worst compatible birthday: May 7, 2002 (-130)
- 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
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 2, 1934 – Dottie Rambo, American singer-songwriter (The Rambos) (d. 2008); May 6, 1920 – Ross Hunter, American actor and producer (d. 1996); August 7, 1928 – Romeo Muller, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1992).
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