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July 16, 1978 was a Sunday and it was the 197th day of the year 1978. It was the 29th 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 Monday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 294 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,681 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 4,894 days or 13.40 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 497 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 25 at 02:54:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on March 24, 2010.
If a dog named Chiba - a Puggle breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 180 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 Chiba will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Chiba 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.
- 1888Percy Kilbride
- 1918Müzeyyen Senar
- 1928Ticho Parly
- 1930Guy Béart
- 1963Phoebe Cates
- 1967Will Ferrell
- 1974Jeremy Enigk
- 1976Bobby Lashley
- 1978Gülhan Şen
- 1985Yōko Hikasa
View the complete list of July 16 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jul 16.
- 1723Joshua Reynolds, English painter and academic (d. 1792)
- 1903Carmen Lombardo, Canadian singer-songwriter (d. 1971)
- 1915Barnard Hughes, American actor (d. 2006)
- 1923Chris Argyris, American psychologist, theorist, and academic (d. 2013)
- 1929Charles Ray Hatcher, American serial killer (d. 1984)
- 1938Cynthia Enloe, American author and academic
- 1943Reinaldo Arenas, Cuban-American author, poet, and playwright (d. 1990)
- 1987AnnaLynne McCord, American actress and producer
- 1990James Maslow, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor (Big Time Rush)
- 1993Billy Ward, Australian boxer (d. 2013)
View the complete list of July 16 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1782First performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail.
- 1809The city of La Paz, in what is today Bolivia, declares its independence from the Spanish Crown during the La Paz revolution and forms the Junta Tuitiva, the first independent government in Spanish America, led by Pedro Domingo Murillo.
- 1862American Civil War: David Farragut is promoted to rear admiral, becoming the first officer in United States Navy to hold an admiral rank.
- 1909Persian Constitutional Revolution: Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar is forced out as Shah of Persia and is replaced by his son Ahmad Shah Qajar.
- 1941Joe DiMaggio hits safely for the 56th consecutive game, a streak that still stands as a MLB record.
- 1948Following token resistance, the city of Nazareth, revered by Christians as the hometown of Jesus, capitulates to Israeli troops during Operation Dekel in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War.
- 1948The storming of the cockpit of the Miss Macao passenger seaplane, operated by a subsidiary of the Cathay Pacific Airways, marks the first aircraft hijacking of a commercial plane.
- 1979Iraqi President Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr resigns and is replaced by Saddam Hussein.
- 1981Mahathir Mohamad becomes Malaysia’s 4th Prime Minister.
- 1990The Parliament of the Ukrainian SSR declares state sovereignty over the territory of the Ukrainian SSR.
View the complete list of July 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 7, 16, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Dana Elcar, Kim Jaewon, Nancy Stafford, Lu Yi, Anthony Kiedis, Phil Bruns, Piero Pelù, Nico Minardos, Mary Travers, Jillian Reynolds.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on July 16 is Cancer ♋ (The Crab) – a cardinal sign with Water as Western element. The ruling planet is Moon – the celestial body of moods and emotions. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on July 16, 1978.
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Ruby is the modern birthstone for the month of July while Ruby is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Cancer is emerald. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th July 1978 is Larkspur for haughtiness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 22, 1975. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +112. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 19, 1998. Your incompatibility score is -136. 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 Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (July 22, 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 Philippines approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, herbalist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Ruthless character, carefully weighing your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
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 July 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 July 16, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 197th day of 1978
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 29th Sunday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2020: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 294 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,681 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,894 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.40 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 497
- Next full moon: September 25 at 02:54:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on March 24, 2010
- Age in dog years: 180 dog years old using a Puggle breed
- Life path number and meaning: 3 – It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
- Western zodiac sign: Cancer ♋ (The Crab)
- Western zodiac element: Water
- Western zodiac sign quality: Cardinal
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Moon – the celestial body of moods and emotions
- Western zodiac gemstone: Emerald
- Eastern zodiac animal: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Ruby
- Mystical birthstone: Ruby (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Larkspur for haughtiness
- Best compatible birthday: December 22, 1975 (+112)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 19, 1998 (-136)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb (July 22, 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: November 26, 1933 – Jamshid Mashayekhi, Iranian actor; June 15, 1977 – Mario Vazquez, American singer and actor; April 4, 1939 – Hugh Masekela, South African singer-songwriter and trumpet player.
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