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October 17, 1978 was a Tuesday and it was the 290th day of the year 1978. It was the 42nd Tuesday 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 Sunday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 29 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,677 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 5,226 days or 14.31 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 530 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 September 20 at 23:56:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on June 25, 2010.
If a dog named Vladek - a Irish Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 209 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 Vladek will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Vladek will age 4.5 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.
- 1921Tom Poston
- 1933The Singing Nun
- 1963Norm Macdonald
- 1970Shauna O'Brien
- 1975Vina Morales
- 1977Hiroyuki Hirayama
- 1979Marcela Bovio
- 1983Riki Miura
- 1990Bianca Bree
View the complete list of October 17 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1720Maria Teresa Agnesi Pinottini, Italian harpsichord player and composer (d. 1795)
- 1903Nathanael West, American author and screenwriter (d. 1940)
- 1909Cozy Cole, American drummer (d. 1981)
- 1918Rita Hayworth, American actress, singer, dancer, and producer (d. 1987)
- 1947Simi Garewal, Indian actress and director
- 1955Georgios Alogoskoufis, Greek economist, academic, and politician, Greek Minister of Finance
- 1966Tommy Kendall, American race car driver and sportscaster
- 1968Graeme Le Saux, English footballer and sportscaster
- 1988Christina Crawford, American wrestler and dancer
- 1990Paolo Campinoti, Italian footballer
View the complete list of October 17 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1660Nine regicides, the men who signed the death warrant of Charles I, are hanged, drawn and quartered.
- 1777American Revolutionary War: British General John Burgoyne surrenders his army at Saratoga, New York.
- 1800Britain takes control of the Dutch colony of Curaçao.
- 1860First The Open Championship (referred to in North America as the British Open).
- 1941German troops execute the male population of the villages Kerdyllia in Serres, Greece.
- 1965The 1964–65 New York World’s Fair closes after a two-year run. More than 51 million people had attended the event.
- 1966A fire at a building in New York City kills 12 firefighters, the fire department’s deadliest day until the September 11, 2001 attacks.
- 1979Mother Teresa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
- 19891989 Loma Prieta earthquake (7.1 on the Richter scale) hits the San Francisco Bay Area and causes 57 deaths directly (and 6 indirectly).
- 2001Israeli tourism minister Rehavam Ze'evi becomes the first Israeli minister to be assassinated in a terrorist attack.
View the complete list of October 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Lee Ingleby, Alessia Cara, Wilma Elles, Jimmie Rodgers, Lyfe Jennings, Franco Corelli, Lee Gi-kwang, Fernanda Urrejola, Lalaine, Phil Austin.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎ (The Scales) – a cardinal sign with Air 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 October 17, 1978.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th October 1978 is Cosmos for constancy.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on June 26, 1978. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +113. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on April 27, 2000. Your score is -154. 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?
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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 Kiss You All Over by Exile as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 21, 1978). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, astronomer.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Timid, constrained, quiet person. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your main task – to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!
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 17th October 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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Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about October 17, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 290th day of 1978
- Day of week: Tuesday
- Day of week birthstone: Ruby
- Week index: 42nd Tuesday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2023: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 29 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,677 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,226 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.31 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 530
- Next full moon: September 20 at 23:56:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on June 25, 2010
- Age in dog years: 209 dog years old using a Irish Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 7 – It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
- Western zodiac sign: Libra ♎ (The Scales)
- Western zodiac element: Air
- Western zodiac sign quality: Cardinal
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Venus – the planet of love and beauty
- Western zodiac gemstone: Chrysolite
- Eastern zodiac animal: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Opal
- Mystical birthstone: Jasper (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Cosmos for constancy
- Best compatible birthday: June 26, 1978 (+113)
- Worst compatible birthday: April 27, 2000 (-154)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Kiss You All Over by Exile (October 21, 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: XVII.X.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 31, 1910 – Carl Dudley, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1973); June 23, 1975 – KT Tunstall, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist; January 13, 1955 – Ran Ito, Japanese actress (Candies).
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