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January 5, 1978 was a Thursday and it was the 5th day of the year 1978. It was the 1st Thursday 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 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 31 days left before your next birthday. You will be 45 years old when that day comes. There have been 16,405 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 5,468 days or 14.97 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 555 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 December 8 at 04:10:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 13, 2009.
If a dog named Dashwood - a Lancashire Heeler breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 196 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 Dashwood will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Dashwood 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.
- 1910Hugh Brannum
- 1917Jane Wyman
- 1929Wilbert Harrison
- 1940Michael O'Donoghue
- 1970Mitoy Yonting
- 1975Kylie Bax
- 1976Shintarō Asanuma
- 1978January Jones
- 1985Michael Cuccione
- 1995Joyce Ching
View the complete list of January 5 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 5.
- 1808Anton Füster, Austrian priest and activist (d. 1881)
- 1865Julio Garavito Armero, Colombian astronomer, mathematician, and engineer (d. 1920)
- 1940Michael O'Donoghue, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1994)
- 1943Mary Gaudron, Australian lawyer and judge
- 1950Chris Stein, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
- 1950Ioan P. Culianu, Romanian historian, philosopher, and author (d. 1991)
- 1965Patrik Sjöberg, Swedish high jumper
- 1981Brooklyn Sudano, American actress, singer, and dancer
- 1985Michael Cuccione, Canadian actor and singer (d. 2001)
- 1993De'Anthony Thomas, American football player
View the complete list of January 5 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1477Battle of Nancy: Charles the Bold is killed and Burgundy becomes part of France.
- 1500Duke Ludovico Sforza conquers Milan.
- 1781American Revolutionary War: Richmond, Virginia, is burned by British naval forces led by Benedict Arnold.
- 1846The United States House of Representatives votes to stop sharing the Oregon Territory with the United Kingdom.
- 1895Dreyfus affair: French army officer Alfred Dreyfus is stripped of his rank and sentenced to life imprisonment on Devil’s Island.
- 1914The Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday and that it would pay a “living wage” of at least $5 for a day’s labor.
- 1972United States President Richard Nixon orders the development of a Space Shuttle program.
- 1975The Tasman Bridge in Tasmania, Australia, is struck by the bulk ore carrier Lake Illawarra, killing twelve people.
- 1976The Troubles: In response to the killing of six Catholics the night before, gunmen shoot dead ten Protestant civilians after stopping their minibus at Kingsmill in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, UK.
- 1991Georgian forces enter Tskhinvali, the capital of South Ossetia, Georgia, opening the 1991–1992 South Ossetia War.
View the complete list of January 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 5, 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: Andy Bell, Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, Gene McFadden, Lothaire Bluteau, Marcel Marceau, Lauralee Bell, Tom Robinson, Luciano Pavarotti, Aage Winther-Jørgensen, Jiří Kabeš.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 5 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 5, 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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th January 1978 is Carnation for friendship.
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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 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 5th 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 5” 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 5, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 5th day of 1978
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 1st Thursday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2024: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 31 days
- Age on next birthday: 45 years old
- Days since birth: 16,405 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,468 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.97 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 555
- Next full moon: December 8 at 04:10:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 13, 2009
- Age in dog years: 196 dog years old using a Lancashire Heeler breed
- Life path number and meaning: 4 – It represents growth, building and foundation. You are practical, down to earth with strong ideas about right and wrong.
- 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: V.I.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: January 31, 1951 – Dave Benton, Aruban-Estonian singer and drummer; May 15, 1905 – Joseph Cotten, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1994); March 9, 1951 – Zakir Hussain, Indian tabla player, composer, and actor.
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