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December 21, 1978 was a Thursday and it was the 355th day of the year 1978. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2017. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 206 days left before your next birthday. You will be 39 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,039 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 475 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1915Joe Mantell
- 1924Rita Reys
- 1940Frank Zappa
- 1943Jack Nance
- 1971Jamie Theakston
- 1979Kristjan Sarv
- 1982Tom Payne
- 1985Kotaro Yanagi
- 1986Rachel Shenton
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for December 21.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Dec 21.
- 1778Anders Sandøe Ørsted, Danish jurist and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Denmark (d. 1860)
- 1803Achille Vianelli, Italian painter (d. 1894)
- 1815Thomas Couture, French painter and educator (d. 1879)
- 1888Jean Bouin, French runner and rugby player (d. 1914)
- 1922Itubwa Amram, Nauruan pastor and politician (d. 1989)
- 1932U. R. Ananthamurthy, Indian author, poet, and critic (d. 2014)
- 1949Nicholas Penny, English historian and academic
- 1954Chris Evert, American tennis player and coach
- 1969Mihails Zemļinskis, Latvian footballer, coach, and manager
- 1988Alexa Goddard, English singer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for December 21.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1124Pope Honorius II is elected.
- 1598Battle of Curalaba: The revolting Mapuche, led by cacique Pelentaru, inflict a major defeat on Spanish troops in southern Chile.
- 1872Challenger expedition: HMS Challenger, commanded by Captain George Nares, sails from Portsmouth, England.
- 1883The Royal Canadian Dragoons and The Royal Canadian Regiment, the first Permanent Force cavalry and infantry regiments of the Canadian Army, are formed: .
- 1913Arthur Wynne’s “word-cross”, the first crossword puzzle, is published in the New York World.
- 1941World War II: A formal treaty of alliance between Thailand and Japan is signed in the presence of the Emerald Buddha in Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand.
- 1967Louis Washkansky, the first man to undergo a heart transplant, dies in Cape Town, South Africa, having lived for 18 days after the transplant.
- 1969The United Nations adopts the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
- 1992A Dutch DC-10, flight Martinair MP 495, crashes at Faro Airport, killing 56.
- 1994Mexican volcano Popocatépetl, dormant for 47 years, erupts gases and ash.
View the complete list of historical events for December 21.
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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: Tony Plana, Tim Reid, Neil Diamond, Mickey Ferriols, Ernesto Bonino, Molly Jenson, Peter Andre, Max Matsuura, Fred Allen, Madison Davenport.
The zodiac sign of a person born on December 21 is Sagittarius ♐. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the 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.
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.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 20, 1986 – Dean Geyer, South African-Australian singer-songwriter and actor; January 7, 1942 – Danny Williams, South African singer (d. 2005); September 25, 1969 – Catherine Zeta-Jones, Welsh-American actress and singer.
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