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May 1, 1978 was a Monday and it was the 121st day of the year 1978. It was the 18th 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 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 191 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,784 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 4,928 days or 13.49 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 500 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 October 24 at 16:46:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 7, 2010.
If a dog named Paladin - a Maltese Shih Tzu 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 Paladin will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Paladin 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.
- 1907Kate Smith
- 1934Shirley Horn
- 1944Costa Cordalis
- 1950John Diehl
- 1964Will Kimbrough
- 1968Kelly Killoren Bensimon
- 1972Julie Benz
- 1978Sachie Hara
- 1984Farah Fath
- 1988Anushka Sharma
View the complete list of May 1 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 1.
- 1901Antal Szerb, Hungarian scholar and author (d. 1945)
- 1901Sterling Allen Brown, American poet, academic, and critic (d. 1989)
- 1916Glenn Ford, Canadian-American actor and producer (d. 2006)
- 1922Alastair Gillespie, Canadian scholar and politician
- 1925Sardar Fazlul Karim, Bangladeshi philosopher, scholar, and academic (d. 2014)
- 1934Phillip King, Tunisian-English sculptor
- 1951Geoff Lees, English race car driver
- 1953Glen Ballard, American songwriter and producer
- 1974Kellie Crawford, Australian singer and actress (Hi-5 and Teen Queens)
- 1997Ariel Gade, American actress
View the complete list of May 1 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1328Wars of Scottish Independence end: By the Treaty of Edinburgh–Northampton the Kingdom of England recognises the Kingdom of Scotland as an independent state.
- 1869The Folies Bergère opens in Paris.
- 1940The 1940 Summer Olympics are cancelled due to war.
- 1960Cold War: U-2 incident: Francis Gary Powers, in a Lockheed U-2 spyplane, is shot down over the Soviet Union, sparking a diplomatic crisis.
- 1961The Prime Minister of Cuba, Fidel Castro, proclaims Cuba a socialist nation and abolishes elections.
- 1974The Argentine terrorist organization Montoneros is expelled from Plaza de Mayo by president Juan Perón.
- 1982Operation Black Buck: The Royal Air Force attacks the Argentine Air Force during Falklands War.
- 1982The 1982 World’s Fair opens in Knoxville, Tennessee.
- 1994Three-time Formula One world champion Ayrton Senna is killed in an accident during the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola.
- 1995Croatian forces launch Operation Flash during the Croatian War of Independence.
View the complete list of May 1 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 1, 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: Woolly Wolstenholme, Luis Ávalos, Susannah McCorkle, Shoshana Damari, Jack Falahee, Patrick Macnee, Kelley Menighan Hensley, Richard Fariña, Yuichi Nakamura, Curt Gowdy.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 1 is Taurus ♉ (The Bull) – a fixed sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Venus – the planet of love and beauty. 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 May 1, 1978.
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Emerald is the modern birthstone for the month of May while Sapphire is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Taurus is sapphire. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 1st May 1978 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 25, 2007. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +129. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on October 31, 1993. Your incompatibility score is -123. 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 Night Fever by Bee Gees as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 6, 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 North of Latin America approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, bard.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.
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 1st May 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 May 1, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 121st day of 1978
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 18th Monday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2020: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 191 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,784 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,928 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.49 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 500
- Next full moon: October 24 at 16:46:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 7, 2010
- Age in dog years: 180 dog years old using a Maltese Shih Tzu 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: Taurus ♉ (The Bull)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Venus – the planet of love and beauty
- Western zodiac gemstone: Sapphire
- Eastern zodiac animal: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- Best compatible birthday: September 25, 2007 (+129)
- Worst compatible birthday: October 31, 1993 (-123)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Night Fever by Bee Gees (May 6, 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 19, 1987 – Rachael Todd, American model, Miss Florida 2009; April 10, 1968 – Orlando Jones, American actor, producer, and screenwriter; July 2, 1914 – Ethelreda Leopold, American actress (d. 1988).
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