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December 29, 1978 was a Friday and it was the 363rd day of the year 1978. It was the 52nd 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 94 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,612 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 5,204 days or 14.25 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 529 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 October 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 6, 2010.
If a dog named Cara - a Irish Terrier 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 Cara will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Cara 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.
- 1881Jess Willard
- 1937Barbara Steele
- 1951Georges Thurston
- 1970Kevin Weisman
- 1972Jude Law
- 1975Shawn Hatosy
- 1982Alison Brie
- 1982Gabrielle Destroismaisons
- 1995Rina Ikoma
View the complete list of December 29 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Dec 29.
- 1922Little Joe Cook, American singer-songwriter (d. 2014)
- 1931Yi Gu, Japanese-American son of Yi Bangja (d. 2005)
- 1942Rajesh Khanna, Indian actor, singer, and producer (d. 2012)
- 1952Gelsey Kirkland, American ballerina and choreographer
- 1961Kevin Granata, American engineer and academic (d. 2007)
- 1966Laurent Boudouani, French boxer
- 1970Hidetoshi Mitsusada, Japanese race car driver
- 1972Jason Kreis, American soccer player and manager
- 1982Alison Brie, American actress and singer
- 1987Yuhi Sekiguchi, Japanese race car driver
View the complete list of December 29 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1170Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, is assassinated inside Canterbury Cathedral by followers of King Henry II; he subsequently becomes a saint and martyr in the Anglican Church and the Catholic Church.
- 1812The USS Constitution under the command of Captain William Bainbridge, captures the HMS Java off the coast of Brazil after a three-hour battle.
- 1845In accordance with International Boundary delimitation, the United States annexes the Republic of Texas, following the manifest destiny doctrine. The Republic of Texas, which had been independent since the Texas Revolution of 1836, is thereupon admitted as the 28th U.S. state.
- 1851The first American YMCA opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
- 1860The first British seagoing ironclad warship, HMS Warrior is launched.
- 1930Sir Muhammad Iqbal’s presidential address in Allahabad introduces the two-nation theory and outlines a vision for the creation of Pakistan.
- 1939First flight of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator.
- 1940World War II: In the Second Great Fire of London, the Luftwaffe fire-bombs London, England, UK, killing almost 200 civilians.
- 1959Physicist Richard Feynman gives a speech entitled “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom”, which is regarded as the birth of nanotechnology.
- 1989Riots break-out after Hong Kong decides to forcibly repatriate Vietnamese refugees.
View the complete list of December 29 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 12, 29, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Guitar Shorty, Signe Hasso, Nedra Talley, Rex Smith, Carrie Ann Inaba, Christopher George, Andrei Konchalovsky, Larry Groce, Dika Newlin, Eduards Smiļģis.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on December 29 is Capricorn ♑ (The Sea-goat) – a cardinal sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Saturn – the planet of discipline. 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 29, 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 Capricorn is ruby. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 29th December 1978 is Holly for precious moments.
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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 30, 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 Japan 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: You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.
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 29th 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 29, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 363rd day of 1978
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 52nd Friday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2023: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 94 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,612 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,204 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.25 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 529
- Next full moon: October 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 6, 2010
- Age in dog years: 209 dog years old using a Irish Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 3 – It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
- Western zodiac sign: Capricorn ♑ (The Sea-goat)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Cardinal
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Saturn – the planet of discipline
- Western zodiac gemstone: Ruby
- Eastern zodiac animal: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Turquoise
- Mystical birthstone: Onyx (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Holly for precious moments
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Le Freak by Chic (December 30, 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: XXIX.XII.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 2, 1926 – Milo O'Shea, Irish-American actor (d. 2013); May 14, 1921 – Arve Opsahl, Norwegian actor and singer (d. 2007); December 10, 1928 – John Colicos, Canadian actor (d. 2000).
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