Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 21st of October 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 11 minutes. Enjoy!
October 21, 1978 was a Saturday and it was the 294th day of the year 1978. It was the 42nd 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 was Friday. Next year it will be Saturday 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 319 days left before your next birthday. You will be 45 years old when that day comes. There have been 16,117 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 5,372 days or 14.71 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 545 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 December 8 at 04:10:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on June 29, 2010.
If a dog named Shank - a American English Coonhound breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 218 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 Shank will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Shank 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.
- 1895Edna Purviance
- 1953Eric Faulkner
- 1959Andy Picheta
- 1959Rose McDowall
- 1964Levent Yüksel
- 1968Melora Walters
- 1972Masakazu Morita
- 1979Shiho Takano
- 1980Kim Kardashian
- 1995Shannon Magrane
View the complete list of October 21 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 21.
- 1581Domenichino, Italian painter (d. 1641)
- 1877Oswald Avery, Canadian-American physician and microbiologist (d. 1955)
- 1912Don Byas, American saxophonist and educator (d. 1972)
- 1928Vern Mikkelsen, American basketball player and coach (d. 2013)
- 1953Marc Johnson, American bassist, composer, and bandleader
- 1969Michael Hancock, Australian rugby player
- 1975Toby Hall, American baseball player
- 1983Zack Greinke, American baseball player
- 1987Justin De Fratus, American baseball player
- 1991Vadaine Oliver, English footballer
View the complete list of October 21 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1096People’s Crusade: The Turkish army successfully fight off the People’s Army of the West.
- 1512Martin Luther joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg.
- 1520João Álvares Fagundes discovers the islands of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, bestowing them their original name of “Islands of the 11,000 Virgins”.
- 1854Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses are sent to the Crimean War.
- 1892Opening ceremonies for the World’s Columbian Exposition are held in Chicago, though because construction was behind schedule, the exposition did not open until May 1, 1893.
- 1944World War II: Battle of Aachen: The city of Aachen falls to American forces after three weeks of fighting, making it the first German city to fall to the Allies.
- 1971A gas explosion kills 22 people at a shopping center in Clarkston, East Renfrewshire, near Glasgow, Scotland.
- 1973Fred Dryer of the then Los Angeles Rams becomes the first player in NFL history to score two safeties in the same game.
- 1994North Korea nuclear weapons program: North Korea and the United States sign an agreement that requires North Korea to stop its nuclear weapons program and agree to inspections.
- 2013Record smog closes schools, roadways, and the airport in Harbin, China.
View the complete list of October 21 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 21, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 11. It is a master number that represents intuition, idealism and invention. You have the potential to be a source of inspiration and illumination for people.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Jason Jones, Madame Sul-Te-Wan, Franklin J. Schaffner, Nigel Bruce, Teresa Wright, Rex Cherryman, Francisco Lachowski, Lex Luger, Jasmyn Banks, Malik Sealy.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on October 21 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 21, 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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 21st 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 +147. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on May 10, 2000. Your score is -180. 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 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 21st 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)
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 October 21” 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 October 21, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 294th day of 1978
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 42nd Saturday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2024: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 319 days
- Age on next birthday: 45 years old
- Days since birth: 16,117 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,372 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.71 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 545
- Next full moon: December 8 at 04:10:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on June 29, 2010
- Age in dog years: 218 dog years old using a American English Coonhound breed
- Life path number and meaning: 11 – It is a master number that represents intuition, idealism and invention. You have the potential to be a source of inspiration and illumination for people.
- 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 (+147)
- Worst compatible birthday: May 10, 2000 (-180)
- 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: XXI.X.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 17, 1975 – Elena Anaya, Spanish actress; October 16, 1968 – Randall Batinkoff, American actor and producer; July 22, 1992 – Anja Aguilar, Filipino actress and singer.
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