Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 1st of January 1978 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 9 minutes. Enjoy!
January 1, 1978 was a Sunday and it was the 1st day of the year 1978. It was the 1st 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 was 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 105 days left before your next birthday. You will be 44 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,966 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 5,322 days or 14.57 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 540 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 September 20 at 23:56:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 9, 2009.
If a dog named Bugby - a Shiba Inu breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 192 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 Bugby will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Bugby 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.
- 1885Béla Balogh
- 1889Charles Bickford
- 1909Dana Andrews
- 1919Carole Landis
- 1939Michèle Mercier
- 1944Jimmy Hart
- 1963Linda Henry
- 1970Kimberly Page
- 1979Brody Dalle
- 1989Adèle Haenel
View the complete list of January 1 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 1.
- 1819Arthur Hugh Clough, English-Italian poet and academic (d. 1861)
- 1909Stepan Bandera, Ukrainian soldier and politician (d. 1959)
- 1919J. D. Salinger, American author (d. 2010)
- 1922Ernest Hollings, American soldier and politician, 106th Governor of South Carolina
- 1946Shelby Steele, American journalist, author, and director
- 1960Rayo de Jalisco, Jr., Mexican wrestler
- 1971Juan Carlos Plata, Guatemalan footballer
- 1981Zsolt Baumgartner, Hungarian race car driver
- 1984Cheung Kin Fung, Hong Kong footballer
- 1985Eyjólfur Héðinsson, Icelandic footballer and model
View the complete list of January 1 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1700Russia begins using the Anno Domini era and no longer uses the Anno Mundi era of the Byzantine Empire.
- 1942The Declaration by United Nations is signed by twenty-six nations.
- 1960Cameroon achieves independence from France and the United Kingdom.
- 1966A twelve-day New York City transit strike begins.
- 1971Hellenic Railways Organisation, the Greek national railway company, is founded.
- 1978Air India Flight 855 Boeing 747 crashes into the sea, due to instrument failure and pilot disorientation, off the coast of Bombay, India, killing 213.
- 1980Victoria is crowned princess of Sweden.
- 1981Greece is admitted into the European Community.
- 1985The first British mobile phone call is made by Michael Harrison to his father Sir Ernest Harrison, chairman of Vodafone.
- 2011A bomb explodes as Coptic Christians in Alexandria, Egypt, leave a new year service, killing 23 people.
View the complete list of January 1 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 1, 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: Martha Wainwright, Chico Benymon, Iliza Shlesinger, Cynthia Myers, Željko Ivanek, Petra Yared, Tomoka Kurokawa, Silvana Armenulić, Suzy Bogguss, Vicky Kaya.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 1 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), Snake is the mythical animal and Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on January 1, 1978.
Garnet is the modern birthstone for the month of January while Emerald 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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 1st January 1978 is Carnation for friendship.
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
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 How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 7, 1978). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, captain.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Timid, constrained, quiet person. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson – to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.
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 1st January 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 January 1, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 1st day of 1978
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 1st 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: 105 days
- Age on next birthday: 44 years old
- Days since birth: 15,966 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,322 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.57 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 540
- Next full moon: September 20 at 23:56:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 9, 2009
- Age in dog years: 192 dog years old using a Shiba Inu 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: 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: Snake
- Eastern zodiac element: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees (January 7, 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: I.I.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: January 6, 1930 – Vic Tayback, American actor (d. 1990); July 28, 1974 – Afroman, American rapper; December 3, 1985 – Sıla Şahin, German model and actress.
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