Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 1st of May 1978 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 10 minutes. Enjoy!
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 is 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 38 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,937 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 4,979 days or 13.63 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 506 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 April 19 at 11:14:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 7, 2010.
If a dog named Tux - a Labrador Retriever breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 228 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 Tux will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Tux will age 5-6 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
- 1917John Beradino
- 1924Big Maybelle
- 1946Joanna Lumley
- 1950Dann Florek
- 1976Darius McCrary
- 1978Orhan Ölmez
- 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.
- 1579Wolphert Gerretse, Dutch-American farmer, co-founded New Netherland (d. 1662)
- 1831Emily Stowe, Canadian physician and activist (d. 1903)
- 1884Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, English race car driver and politician (d. 1964)
- 1909Yiannis Ritsos, Greek poet and playwright (d. 1990)
- 1959Lawrence Seeff, South African cricketer and basket weaver
- 1982Jamie Dornan, Irish model and actor
- 1990Diego Contento, German footballer
- 1990Uriel Álvarez, Mexican footballer
- 1991Abdisalam Ibrahim, Somalian-Norwegian footballer
- 1997Miles Ocampo, Filipino actress 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.
- 1786In Vienna, Austria, Mozart’s opera The Marriage of Figaro is performed for the first time.
- 1862American Civil War: The Union Army completes its capture of New Orleans.
- 1875Alexandra Palace reopens after being burned down in a fire in 1873.
- 1915The RMS Lusitania departs from New York City on her two hundred and second, and final, crossing of the North Atlantic. Six days later, the ship is torpedoed off the coast of Ireland with the loss of 1,198 lives.
- 1927The first cooked meals on a scheduled flight are introduced on an Imperial Airways flight from London to Paris.
- 1930The dwarf planet Pluto is officially named.
- 1960Formation of the western Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Also known as “Maharashtra Day”.
- 1961The Prime Minister of Cuba, Fidel Castro, proclaims Cuba a socialist nation and abolishes elections.
- 1965Battle of Dong-Yin, a naval conflict between ROC and PRC, takes place.
- 2008The London Agreement on translation of European patents, concluded in 2000, enters into force in 14 of the 34 Contracting States to the European Patent Convention.
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: Aditi Gowitrikar, Betty Buckley, Seo In-guk, Rocky Graziano, Monte Hellman, Karen Miyama, Shirley Knight, Nadine Samonte, Doron Bell, Farid Mammadov.
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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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.
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men 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 May 1” 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.
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: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2021: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 38 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,937 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,979 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.63 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 506
- Next full moon: April 19 at 11:14:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 7, 2010
- Age in dog years: 228 dog years old using a Labrador Retriever 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: December 2, 1994 – Fumika Shimizu, Japanese actress and model; June 15, 1963 – Blanca Portillo, Spanish actress; September 15, 1929 – Stan Kelly-Bootle, English singer-songwriter, computer scientist, and author (d. 2014).
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