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October 5, 1978 was a Thursday and it was the 278th day of the year 1978. It was the 40th Thursday 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 Tuesday. 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 142 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,564 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 5,188 days or 14.20 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 527 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 May 26 at 11:16:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on June 13, 2010.
If a dog named Whoville - a Tibetan Spaniel breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 188 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 Whoville will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Whoville 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.
- 1878Louise Dresser
- 1887Manny Ziener
- 1888Mary Fuller
- 1919Robin Bailey
- 1943Steve Miller
- 1949B. W. Stevenson
- 1950Mari Henmi
- 1952Clive Barker
- 1952Gigi Sabani
- 1975Kate Winslet
View the complete list of October 5 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 5.
- 1883Ernst Pittschau, German actor (d. 1951)
- 1887René Cassin, French judge and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1976)
- 1889Teresa de la Parra, French-Venezuelan author and educator (d. 1936)
- 1922Jim Godbolt, English historian and journalist (d. 2013)
- 1930Pavel Popovich, Ukrainian general, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2009)
- 1933Diane Cilento, Australian actress and author (d. 2011)
- 1939Marie Laforêt, French-Swiss singer and actress
- 1951Karen Allen, American actress
- 1957Lee Thompson, English singer-songwriter and saxophonist (Madness and The Dance Brigade)
- 1960Careca, Brazilian footballer
View the complete list of October 5 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 456The Visigoths under king Theodoric II, acting on orders of the Roman emperor Avitus, invade Iberia with an army of Burgundians, Franks and Goths, led by the kings Chilperic I and Gondioc. They defeat the Suebi under king Rechiar on the river Urbicus near Astorga (Gallaecia).
- 610Coronation of Byzantine Emperor Heraclius.
- 1665The University of Kiel is founded.
- 1789French Revolution: Women of Paris march to Versailles in the March on Versailles to confront Louis XVI of France about his refusal to promulgate the decrees on the abolition of feudalism, demand bread, and have the King and his court moved to Paris.
- 1813Battle of the Thames in Canada; Americans defeat British and kill Shawnee leader Tecumseh.
- 1869The Saxby Gale devastates the Bay of Fundy region of Maritime Canada. The storm had been predicted over a year before by a British naval officer.
- 1877Chief Joseph surrenders his Nez Perce band to General Nelson A. Miles.
- 1911The Kowloon–Canton Railway (split into MTR East Rail Line and Guangshen Railway now) commences service between Kowloon and Canton.
- 1915Bulgaria enters World War I as one of the Central Powers.
- 1962Dr. No, the first in the James Bond film series, is released.
View the complete list of October 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 5, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 4. It represents growth, building and foundation. You are practical, down to earth with strong ideas about right and wrong.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: James Noble, Dottie Rambo, George Hickenlooper, Michael McDonald, Annie Girardot, Daryle Singletary, Ann Dvorak, Rita Sakellariou, Liddy Holloway, Deborah Mailman.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on October 5 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 5, 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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th October 1978 is Cosmos for constancy.
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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 7, 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 Romania 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: It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson – to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.
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 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 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 October 5, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 278th day of 1978
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 40th Thursday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2023: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 142 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,564 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,188 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.20 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 527
- Next full moon: May 26 at 11:16:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on June 13, 2010
- Age in dog years: 188 dog years old using a Tibetan Spaniel breed
- Life path number and meaning: 4 – It represents growth, building and foundation. You are practical, down to earth with strong ideas about right and wrong.
- 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
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Kiss You All Over by Exile (October 7, 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.X.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 29, 1986 – Lisa Foiles, American actress and journalist; March 15, 1983 – Sean Biggerstaff, Scottish actor; April 2, 1940 – Penelope Keith, English actress and singer.
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