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May 5, 1978 was a Friday and it was the 125th day of the year 1978. It was the 18th Friday 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 Thursday 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 219 days left before your next birthday. You will be 44 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,852 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 5,284 days or 14.47 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 537 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 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 11, 2010.
If a dog named Ez - a Belgian Malinois breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 243 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 Ez will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Ez 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.
- 1925Eddi Arent
- 1930Will Hutchins
- 1944John Rhys-Davies
- 1948Anna Bergman
- 1956Lisa Eilbacher
- 1958Aurélien Recoing
- 1983Annie Villeneuve
- 1988Brooke Hogan
- 1989Larissa Wilson
- 1990Hannah Davis
View the complete list of May 5 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 5.
- 1887Geoffrey Fisher, English archbishop (d. 1972)
- 1922Irene Gut Opdyke, Polish-American nurse (d. 2003)
- 1951Toomas Vilosius, Estonian physician and politician, 2nd Minister of Social Affairs of Estonia
- 1957Aad van Mil, Dutch water polo player
- 1957Richard E. Grant, Swazi-English actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1958Jack Wishna, American businessman, co-founded Rockcityclub (d. 2012)
- 1962Kaoru Wada, Japanese composer and conductor
- 1967Takehito Koyasu, Japanese voice actor and singer
- 1982Randall Gay, American football player
- 1983Henry Cavill, English actor
View the complete list of May 5 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1215Rebel barons renounce their allegiance to King John of England — part of a chain of events leading to the signing of the Magna Carta.
- 1640King Charles I of England dissolves the Short Parliament.
- 1789In France, the Estates-General convenes for the first time since 1614.
- 1809Mary Kies becomes the first woman awarded a U.S. patent, for a technique of weaving straw with silk and thread.
- 1860Giuseppe Garibaldi sets sail from Genoa, leading the expedition of the Thousand to conquer the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies and giving birth to the Kingdom of Italy.
- 1891The Music Hall in New York City (later known as Carnegie Hall) has its grand opening and first public performance, with Tchaikovsky as the guest conductor.
- 1936Italian troops occupy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- 1946The International Military Tribunal for the Far East begins in Tokyo with twenty-eight Japanese military and government officials accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
- 1955West Germany gains full sovereignty.
- 1985Bitburg and Bergen-Belsen: Ronald Reagan visits the military cemetery at Bitburg, Germany, and the site of the Nazi concentration camp, Bergen-Belsen, where he makes a speech.
View the complete list of May 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 5, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Sabrina van der Donk, Betty Schade, Joely Collins, Michelle Visage, Jeffrey Walker, Sacha Parkinson, Mariza Koch, Nicole Saba, Steven Fischer, Serge Turgeon.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 5 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 5, 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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th 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 10, 1948. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +135. 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 score is -115. 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 5th 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)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures 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 5” 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.
Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about May 5, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 125th day of 1978
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 18th Friday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2023: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 219 days
- Age on next birthday: 44 years old
- Days since birth: 15,852 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,284 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.47 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 537
- Next full moon: October 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 11, 2010
- Age in dog years: 243 dog years old using a Belgian Malinois breed
- Life path number and meaning: 8 – It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
- 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 10, 1948 (+135)
- Worst compatible birthday: October 31, 1993 (-115)
- 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
- Roman numerals: V.V.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 22, 1940 – Terry Gilliam, American-English actor, director, animator, and screenwriter; August 21, 1988 – Louise Setara, English singer-songwriter; August 3, 1918 – Eddie Jefferson, American singer-songwriter (d. 1979).
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