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January 8, 1978 was a Sunday and it was the 8th day of the year 1978. It was the 2nd 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 Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday 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 204 days left before your next birthday. You will be 42 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,136 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 5,045 days or 13.81 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 513 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 July 16 at 21:40:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 16, 2009.
If a dog named Georgie - a Cockapoo breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 184 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 Georgie will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Georgie 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.
- 1879Charles Bryant
- 1909Willy Millowitsch
- 1935Elvis Presley
- 1951John McTiernan
- 1967R. Kelly
- 1970Rachel Friend
- 1980Rachel Nichols
- 1986Jaclyn Linetsky
- 1988Allison Harvard
- 1992Pamu Pamorada
View the complete list of January 8 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 8.
- 1635Luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish cardinal (d. 1709)
- 1786Nicholas Biddle, American banker and financier (d. 1844)
- 1873Iuliu Maniu, Romanian lawyer and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1953)
- 1909Evelyn Wood, American educator (d. 1995)
- 1941Boris Vallejo, Peruvian-American painter and illustrator
- 1955Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer and coach
- 1961Calvin Smith, American sprinter
- 1979Stipe Pletikosa, Croatian footballer
- 1979Windell Middlebrooks, American actor (d. 2015)
- 1981Carmen Schäfer, Swiss curler
View the complete list of January 8 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 871Alfred the Great leads a West Saxon army to repel an invasion by Danelaw Vikings.
- 1806Cape Colony becomes a British colony.
- 1815War of 1812: Battle of New Orleans – Andrew Jackson leads American forces in victory over the British.
- 1877Crazy Horse and his warriors fight their last battle against the United States Cavalry at Wolf Mountain, Montana Territory.
- 1889Herman Hollerith is issued US patent #395,791 for the ‘Art of Applying Statistics’— his punched card calculator.
- 1918President Woodrow Wilson announces his “Fourteen Points” for the aftermath of World War I.
- 1963Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is exhibited in the United States for the first time, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
- 1979The tanker Betelgeuse explodes in Bantry Bay, Ireland.
- 2004The RMS Queen Mary 2, the largest passenger ship ever built, is christened by her namesake’s granddaughter, Queen Elizabeth II.
- 2005The nuclear sub USS San Francisco collides at full speed with an undersea mountain south of Guam. One man is killed, but the sub surfaces and is repaired.
View the complete list of January 8 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 8, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Barbara Windsor, Billey Shamrock, Dinah Cancer, AJ Michalka, Cloris Leachman, Barbara Jane Reams, Len Cariou, Doug Wimbish, Victor Lundin, Harry Shearer.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 8 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 8, 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 8th 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 Baby Come Back by Player as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 14, 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 Eastern Australia 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 8th 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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Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 8, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 8th day of 1978
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 2nd Sunday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2021: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 204 days
- Age on next birthday: 42 years old
- Days since birth: 15,136 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,045 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.81 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 513
- Next full moon: July 16 at 21:40:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 16, 2009
- Age in dog years: 184 dog years old using a Cockapoo breed
- Life path number and meaning: 7 – It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
- 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: Baby Come Back by Player (January 14, 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: June 28, 1959 – Clint Boon, English singer and keyboard player (Inspiral Carpets and The Clint Boon Experience); July 21, 1972 – Ai Haruna, Japanese television personality and singer; July 27, 1930 – Joy Whitby, English director, producer, and screenwriter.
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