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January 20, 1978 was a Friday and it was the 20th day of the year 1978. It was the 3rd 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 was Sunday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 364 days left before your next birthday. You will be 42 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,976 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 4,992 days or 13.67 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 507 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 January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 28, 2009.
If a dog named Bucya - a Saluki breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 233 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 Bucya will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Bucya 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.
- 1878Finlay Currie
- 1934Tom Baker
- 1937Dorothy Provine
- 1944Farhad Mehrad
- 1950Daniel Benzali
- 1963James Denton
- 1969Noriko Kinohara
- 1971Derrick Green
- 1979Asaka Kubo
- 1980Kim Jeong-hoon
View the complete list of January 20 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 20.
- 1435Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)
- 1867Yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress (d. 1944)
- 1894Harold Gray, American cartoonist; created Little Orphan Annie (d. 1968)
- 1913S. M. Rasamanickam, Sri Lankan politician (d. 1974)
- 1945Christopher Martin-Jenkins, English journalist and sportscaster (d. 2013)
- 1960Will Wright, American video game designer; co-founded Maxis
- 1968Charlie Swan, Irish jockey and trainer
- 1970Kerri Kenney-Silver, American actress and singer
- 1991Ciara Hanna, American actress and model
- 1991Jolyon Palmer, English race car driver
View the complete list of January 20 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1265The first English parliament to include not only Lords but also representatives of the major towns holds its first meeting in the Palace of Westminster, now commonly known as the “Houses of Parliament”.
- 1320Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland.
- 1783The Kingdom of Great Britain signs a peace treaty with France and Spain, officially ending hostilities in the American Revolutionary War (also known as the American War of Independence).
- 1839In the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats an alliance between Peru and Bolivia.
- 1877Last day of the Constantinople Conference which resulted in agreement for political reforms in the Balkans.
- 1936Edward VIII becomes King of the United Kingdom.
- 1945World War II: The Miklós provisional government of Hungary agrees to an armistice with the Allies.
- 1987Church of England envoy Terry Waite is kidnapped in Lebanon.
- 1990The Red Army crackdown on civil protests in Baku, Azerbaijan during the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Also known as Black January.
- 1992Air Inter Flight 148, an Airbus A320-111, crashes into a mountain near Strasbourg, France killing 87 of the 96 people on board. A design flaw in the computer mode selection system resulted in the crew selecting the wrong rate of descent.
View the complete list of January 20 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 20, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Renato Russo, Evan Seinfeld, Elizabeth Wolfgramm, Demet Akalın, Donald Symington, Jessica Tovey, Bernard Youens, Fereydoon Forooghi, Kaye Stevens, Laura Marano.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 20 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 20, 1978.
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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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 20th January 1978 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on October 9, 1971. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +154. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on July 25, 1967. Your incompatibility score is -118. 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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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 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 20th 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)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 20, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 20th day of 1978
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 3rd Friday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2021: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 364 days
- Age on next birthday: 42 years old
- Days since birth: 14,976 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,992 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.67 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 507
- Next full moon: January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 28, 2009
- Age in dog years: 233 dog years old using a Saluki breed
- Life path number and meaning: 1 – It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
- 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: October 9, 1971 (+154)
- Worst compatible birthday: July 25, 1967 (-118)
- 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
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 18, 1925 – George Kennedy, American actor; November 19, 1973 – Django Haskins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Old Ceremony); January 12, 1938 – Lewis Fiander, Australian actor.
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