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May 20, 1978 was a Saturday and it was the 140th day of the year 1978. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2017. 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Sunday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 359 days left before your next birthday. You will be 40 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,251 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 483 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 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1883Johnny Arthur
- 1908Louis Daquin
- 1919George Gobel
- 1933Constance Towers
- 1940Shorty Long
- 1958Jane Wiedlin
- 1973Elsa Lunghini
- 1980Agnes Kittelsen
- 1982Natalia Podolskaya
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 20.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 20.
- 1906Giuseppe Siri, Italian cardinal (d. 1989)
- 1920John Cruickshank, Scottish lieutenant and banker, Victoria Cross recipient
- 1943Iain Vallance, Baron Vallance of Tummel, English businessman and politician
- 1953Norbert Siegmann, German footballer and manager
- 1961Clive Allen, English footballer and manager
- 1971Šárka Kašpárková, Czech triple jumper and coach
- 1976Ramón Hernández, Venezuelan-American baseball player
- 1980Agnes Kittelsen, Norwegian actress
- 1986Louisa Krause, American actress
- 1987Julian Wright, American basketball player
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 20.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 325The First Council of Nicea is formally opened, starting the first Ecumenical Council of the Christian Church.
- 1449The Battle of Alfarrobeira is fought, establishing the House of Braganza as a principal royal family of Portugal.
- 1631The city of Magdeburg in Germany is seized by forces of the Holy Roman Empire and most of its inhabitants massacred, in one of the bloodiest incidents of the Thirty Years’ War.
- 1775Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence is signed in Charlotte, North Carolina
- 1896The six ton chandelier of the Palais Garnier falls on the crowd below resulting in the death of one and the injury of many others.
- 1916The Saturday Evening Post publishes its first cover with a Norman Rockwell painting (Boy with Baby Carriage).
- 1964Discovery of the cosmic microwave background radiation by Robert Woodrow Wilson and Arno Penzias.
- 1965PIA Flight 705, a Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 720-040B, crashes while descending to land at Cairo International Airport, killing 121 of the 127 passengers and crew.
- 1989The Chinese authorities declare martial law in the face of pro-democracy demonstrations, setting the scene for the Tiananmen Square massacre.
- 2014More than 118 people are killed in two bombings in Jos, Nigeria.
View the complete list of historical events for May 20.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 20 and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: David Merrick, Tim Peper, Joanna Miles, Heidi Mueller, Richard Crenna, Sandra Milo, Carmen Zapata, Nick Hissom, Helle Virkner, Bruce Kimmel.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 20 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on May 20, 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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was With a Little Luck by Wings as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 20, 1978). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 30, 1970 – Nia Long, American actress; February 5, 1962 – Martin Nievera, Filipino-American singer-songwriter and actor; February 4, 1923 – Bonar Bain, Canadian actor (d. 2005).
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