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May 20, 1978 was a Saturday and it was the 140th day of the year 1978. It was the 20th Saturday 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 Monday. Next year it will be Wednesday 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 120 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,855 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 4,952 days or 13.56 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 503 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 January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 26, 2010.
If a dog named Ovi - a Glen of Imaal Terrier 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 Ovi will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Ovi 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.
- 1922Peter Hughes
- 1941John Strasberg
- 1944Joe Cocker
- 1958Jane Wiedlin
- 1967Gabriele Muccino
- 1973Elsa Lunghini
- 1975Mark Zupan
- 1980Cauã Reymond
- 1988Carla Humphries
- 1988Miyu Nagase
View the complete list of May 20 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 20.
- 1759William Thornton, Virgin Islander-American architect, designed the United States Capitol (d. 1828)
- 1769Andreas Vokos Miaoulis, Greek admiral and politician (d. 1835)
- 1830Hector Malot, French author (d. 1907)
- 1897Malcolm Nokes, English hammer and discus thrower (d. 1986)
- 1911Gardner Fox, American author (d. 1986)
- 1929Ahmed Hamdi, Egyptian general and engineer (d. 1973)
- 1938Alan Smithers, English physiologist and academic
- 1943Albano Carrisi, Italian singer, actor, and winemaker (Al Bano and Romina Power)
- 1946Cher, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress (Sonny & Cher)
- 1984Naturi Naughton, American singer-songwriter and actress (3LW)
View the complete list of May 20 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1520The massacre at the festival of Tóxcatl takes place during the Fall of Tenochtitlan, resulting in turning the Aztecs against the Spanish.
- 1521Ignatius Loyola is seriously wounded in the Battle of Pampeluna.
- 1840York Minster is badly damaged by fire.
- 1883Krakatoa begins to erupt; the volcano explodes three months later, killing more than 36,000 people.
- 1884Dinuzulu kaCetshwayo becomes the king of the Zulu Nation.
- 1891History of cinema: The first public display of Thomas Edison’s prototype kinetoscope.
- 1902Cuba gains independence from the United States. Tomás Estrada Palma becomes the country’s first President.
- 1927Treaty of Jeddah: The United Kingdom recognizes the sovereignty of King Ibn Saud in the Kingdoms of Hejaz and Nejd, which later merge to become the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
- 1949In the United States, the Armed Forces Security Agency, the predecessor to the National Security Agency, is established.
- 1983Church Street bombing: A car bomb planted by Umkhonto we Sizwe explodes on Church Street in South Africa’s capital, Pretoria, killing 19 people and injuring 217 others.
View the complete list of May 20 historical events.
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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: Jelena Karleuša, Jack Hues, Shane Meier, Katie Rees, Glenn Quinn, Connie Booth, Carlos Lopez, Robert Fryer, Neil Patrick Harris, Nan Martin.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 20 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 20, 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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 20th 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 April 11, 1974. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +136. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 6, 1971. Your incompatibility score is -127. 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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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
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 With a Little Luck by Wings as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 20, 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 Mongolia 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 self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition – is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.
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 20th 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 20, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 140th day of 1978
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 20th Saturday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2021: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 120 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,855 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,952 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.56 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 503
- Next full moon: January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 26, 2010
- Age in dog years: 180 dog years old using a Glen of Imaal Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 5 – It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
- 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: April 11, 1974 (+136)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 6, 1971 (-127)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: With a Little Luck by Wings (May 20, 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: July 12, 1947 – Wilko Johnson, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (Dr Feelgood and The Blockheads); December 8, 1930 – Maximilian Schell, Austrian-Swiss actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014); December 9, 1980 – Simon Helberg, American actor, producer, and screenwriter.
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