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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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 347 days left before your next birthday. You will be 42 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,994 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 4,998 days or 13.68 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 508 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 June 17 at 08:32:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 7, 2010.
If a dog named Siegy - a Boston Terrier 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 Siegy will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Siegy 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.
- 1887Kurt Vespermann
- 1919Manna Dey
- 1924Art Fleming
- 1944Costa Cordalis
- 1962Maia Morgenstern
- 1974Kellie Crawford
- 1978James Badge Dale
- 1978Nick Traina
- 1980Yousuke Ichikawa
- 1989Tim Urban
View the complete list of May 1 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 1.
- 1825George Inness, American painter and educator (d. 1894)
- 1851Laza Lazarević, Serbian psychiatrist and neurologist (d. 1891)
- 1914Jaap van der Poll, Dutch javelin thrower (d. 2010)
- 1925Helen Bamber, English psychotherapist and academic (d. 2014)
- 1926Peter Lax, Hungarian-American mathematician and academic
- 1972Earl Va'a, New Zealand rugby player
- 1975Austin Croshere, American basketball player and sportscaster
- 1987Amir Johnson, American basketball player
- 1987Marcus Drum, Australian footballer
- 1987Matt Di Angelo, English actor and singer
View the complete list of May 1 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1455Battle of Arkinholm, Royal forces end the Black Douglas hegemony in Scotland.
- 1886Rallies are held throughout the United States demanding the eight-hour work day, culminating in the Haymarket affair in Chicago, in commemoration of which May 1 is celebrated as International Workers’ Day in many countries.
- 1898Spanish–American War: Battle of Manila Bay: The United States Navy destroys the Spanish Pacific fleet in the first battle of the war.
- 1930The dwarf planet Pluto is officially named.
- 1941World War II: German forces launch a major attack on Tobruk.
- 1947Portella della Ginestra massacre against May Day celebrations in Sicily by the bandit and separatist leader Salvatore Giuliano where 11 persons are killed and 33 wounded.
- 1956The polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk is made available to the public.
- 1961The Prime Minister of Cuba, Fidel Castro, proclaims Cuba a socialist nation and abolishes elections.
- 2001Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares the existence of “a state of rebellion”, hours after thousands of supporters of her arrested predecessor, Joseph Estrada, storm towards the presidential palace at the height of the EDSA III rebellion.
- 2011Pope John Paul II is beatified by his successor, Pope Benedict XVI.
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: Lawrence Bender, Fiona Shaw, Maxi, Joyce DiDonato, Michael Corcoran, Tom Meighan, John Kraaijkamp, Sr., Freddy Rodriguez, Milow, Gary Sinise.
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.
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.
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
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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)
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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: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2021: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 347 days
- Age on next birthday: 42 years old
- Days since birth: 14,994 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,998 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.68 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 508
- Next full moon: June 17 at 08:32:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 7, 2010
- Age in dog years: 184 dog years old using a Boston Terrier 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
- 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: October 29, 1992 – Jacqueline Jossa, English actress; May 17, 1987 – Ott Lepland, Estonian singer; August 7, 1982 – Jasmin Mäntylä, Finnish model and singer.
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