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January 16, 1978 was a Monday and it was the 16th day of the year 1978. It was the 3rd Monday 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Sunday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 250 days left before your next birthday. You will be 44 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,821 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 5,274 days or 14.44 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 536 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 May 26 at 11:16:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 24, 2009.
If a dog named Frida - a Greyhound breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 243 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 Frida will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Frida will age 5-6 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.
- 1906Diana Wynyard
- 1918Allan Ekelund
- 1930Paula Tilbrook
- 1938Michael Pataki
- 1944Jim Stafford
- 1948Dalvanius Prime
- 1950Debbie Allen
- 1953John Stephen Hill
- 1969Roy Jones, Jr.
- 1988Alex Gonzaga
View the complete list of January 16 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 16.
- 1728Niccolò Piccinni, Italian composer and educator (d. 1800)
- 1878Harry Carey, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1947)
- 1924Katy Jurado, Mexican actress (d. 2002)
- 1947Harvey Proctor, English politician
- 1955Jerry M. Linenger, American captain, physician, and astronaut
- 1961Ronnie Lee Gardner, American criminal (d. 2010)
- 1968Rebecca Stead, American author
- 1970Garth Ennis, Irish physiotherapist and author
- 1986Mason Gamble, American actor
- 1989Yvonne Zima, American actress
View the complete list of January 16 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 929Emir Abd-ar-Rahman III established the Caliphate of Córdoba.
- 1780American Revolutionary War: Battle of Cape St. Vincent.
- 1809Peninsular War: The British defeat the French at the Battle of La Coruña.
- 1862Hartley Colliery Disaster: Two hundred four men and boys killed in a mining disaster, prompted a change in UK law which henceforth required all collieries to have at least two independent means of escape.
- 1878Russo-Turkish War (1877–78): Battle of Philippopolis: Captain Aleksandr Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule.
- 1921The Marxist Left in Slovakia and the Transcarpathian Ukraine holds its founding congress in Ľubochňa.
- 1939The Irish Republican Army (IRA) begins a bombing and sabotage campaign in England.
- 1942Crash of TWA Flight 3, killing all 22 aboard, including film star Carole Lombard.
- 1991The Coalition Forces go to war with Iraq, beginning the Gulf War (U.S. Time).
- 2001Congolese President Laurent-Désiré Kabila is assassinated by one of his own bodyguards.
View the complete list of January 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 16, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Choi Jin-sil, Glenda Jackson, Becki Ronen, Jennifer Lawrence, Rich Ward, Matt Heafy, Isabelle Carré, Louis Theroux, Paul Jackson, Özgür Çevik.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 16 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 16, 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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th January 1978 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 29, 1967. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +106. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on April 23, 1961. Your score is -109. 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 Baby Come Back by Player as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 21, 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 USA South-West 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: Your main task – to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!
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 16th 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)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man January 16” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 16, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 16th day of 1978
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 3rd Monday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2023: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 250 days
- Age on next birthday: 44 years old
- Days since birth: 15,821 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,274 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.44 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 536
- Next full moon: May 26 at 11:16:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 24, 2009
- Age in dog years: 243 dog years old using a Greyhound breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- 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
- Best compatible birthday: December 29, 1967 (+106)
- Worst compatible birthday: April 23, 1961 (-109)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Baby Come Back by Player (January 21, 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: XVI.I.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 26, 1956 – Keisuke Kuwata, Japanese singer-songwriter and producer (Southern All Stars); August 30, 1988 – Laura Põldvere, Estonian singer (Suntribe); August 7, 1974 – Chico Benymon, American actor.
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