Tuesday August 01, 1978: on this day

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What day of the week was August 01, 1978?


August 01, 1978 was a Tuesday and it was the 213th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 01, 1978 can also be written as 8/1/1978 in the US and as 1/8/1978 in UK and Europe.

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August 01, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 01, 1978:

  • Commandos occupy iraqi embassy in paris, 1 dead
  • Pete rose goes hitless, ends his 44-game hitting streak (ties national league record).

August 01, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 01, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 1st is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 01, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 01, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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Discover the planets positions on August 1st, 1978 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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August 01, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 01, 1978 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 01, 1978 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 01, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 1% full, rising at 03:50 am and setting at 07:07 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 20, 1978 while the next full moon would come on Aug 18, 1978.

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Who was born on August 01, 1978?


Famous people born on August 01, 1978:

  • Malu Mader

    Brazilian actress known for her roles in telenovelas and films.

  • Ananiah Gutierrez

    Ananiah Gutierrez is a Mexican musician known for his virtuosic guitar playing and fusion of traditional and contemporary styles.

  • Jonathan Wilkes

    Actor and singer from england.

  • Aliou Bah

    Aliou Bah is a Guinean entrepreneur and the founder of Afrimarket, an e-commerce platform that connects African consumers with global...

  • Dhani Harrison

    Dhani harrison is a guitarist known for being the son of the late beatles guitarist george harrison and for his work with the band...

  • Jose Gonzalez

    Swedish-Argentinian indie folk singer-songwriter.

  • Edgerrin James

    Edgerrin James is a former NFL running back known for his successful career with the Indianapolis Colts and Arizona Cardinals.

  • Andy Blignaut

    Former zimbabwean cricketer.

  • Björn Ferry

    Swedish biathlete.

  • Chris Iwelumo

    Scottish footballer.

  • Will Champion

    Musician.

  • Guy Parselany
  • Elvis Scott
  • Alessandro Spanakis
  • Rafael Pires Vieira
  • Roberto Plano
  • Lauren Schmidt Hissrich
  • Witaliý Alikperow
  • Zhang Cheng
  • Gaby Amarantos

Whose famous birthday is on August 1st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 1st:

  • Jason Momoa
    Jason Momoa

    Jason momoa is an american actor known for his roles as khal drogo in game of thrones and aquaman in the dc extended universe.

  • Sam Mendes
    Sam Mendes

    British film and stage director.

  • Meena Kumari
    Meena Kumari

    Indian actress in film (d. 1972).

  • Giancarlo Giannini
    Giancarlo Giannini

    He is an italian actor with sad eyes, and the tragicomic hero of many wertmuller films.

  • Chuck D
    Chuck D

    American rapper and producer (public enemy the bomb squad, confrontation camp).

  • Demián Bichir
    Demián Bichir

    Mexican-american producer and actor.

  • Nathalie Delon
    Nathalie Delon

    Nathalie delon was a french actress known for her roles in films such as le samouraï and the sicilian clan.

  • David Wain
    David Wain

    American screenwriter and actor.

  • Geoffrey Holder
    Geoffrey Holder

    Brazilian actor, choreographer, director, and dancer.

  • Kris Holden-Ried
    Kris Holden-Ried

    Canadian actor.

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How old is someone born on August 01, 1978?


Someone born on August 01, 1978 is:

45 years 9 months old,

or 549 months and 26 days old,

or 2390 weeks and 6 days old,

or 16736 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 01, 1978?

There are 66 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday August 1st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 01, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 01, 1978.

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August 01, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 01, 1978:

  • Paizleigh Hawkins

    Paizleigh Hawkins was a renowned philanthropist who dedicated her life to supporting various charitable causes.

  • Rudolf Kolisch

What famous deaths happened on August 1st?

Famous deaths on August 1st:

  • Wilford Brimley
    Wilford Brimley

    Wilford brimley was an american actor known for his roles in cocoon, the thing, and the natural.

  • Frances Farmer
    Frances Farmer

    American actress and "miss sex appeal of 1937" leading lady.

  • Cilla Black
    Cilla Black

    British tv host and singer.

  • Eva Bartok
    Eva Bartok

    Hungarian-english actress (d. 1998).

  • Strother Martin
    Strother Martin

    American actor, who plays western characters with grizzled accents.

  • Florence Eldridge
    Florence Eldridge

    Broadway actress, the swan, dies at 86.

  • Pola Negri
    Pola Negri

    Polish-american actress.

  • Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    Indian leader of the indian nationalist party (born 1856).

  • Corazon Aquino

    Aristocratic filipino family.

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August 01, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 01, 1978:

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
  • Benin - National Day
  • Sts. Faith, Hope, and Charity (sisters).
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Ethelwolf
  • Yorkshire, United Kingdom - Yorkshire Day
  • People's Republic of China - Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Liberation Army

Observances on August 01, 1978:

  • World Breastfeeding Week, 1-7 August [WHO]
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August 01, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 01, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week July 31st and August 6th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


August 01, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 01, 1978 was Miss You by The Rolling Stones, according to the music chart for the week July 31st and August 6th.

August 01, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 01, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 31st and August 6th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Miss You
  2. - Three Times A Lady
  3. - Grease
  4. - Last Dance
  5. - Shadow Dancing

August 01, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 01, 1978 was You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, according to the music chart for the week July 31st and August 6th.

August 01, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 01, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 31st and August 6th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - You're The One That I Want
  2. - Three Times A Lady
  3. - Substitute
  4. - Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring
  5. - It's Raining

August 01, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 01, 1978 was Boogie Oogie Oogie by A Taste Of Honey, according to the R&B music chart for the week July 31st and August 6th.

August 01, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 01, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week July 31st and August 6th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Boogie Oogie Oogie
  2. - Three Times A Lady
  3. - You And I
  4. - Stuff Like That
  5. - Close The Door

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August 01, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 01, 1978 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Five Deadly Venoms

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Cheh Chang

Starring: Sheng Chiang, Chien Sun, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok, Meng Lo

Ecce bombo

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Nanni Moretti

Starring: Nanni Moretti, Lina Sastri, Fabio Traversa, Glauco Mauri, Luisa Rossi, Carola Stagnaro, Susanna Javicoli, Cristina Manni, Simona Frosi, Piero Galletti, Luciano Agati, Agenore Incrocci

Country: Italy

Blue Movie

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Alberto Cavallone

Starring: Leda Simonetti, Patrizia Funari, Danielle Dugas, Claude Maran, Joseph Dickson

Country: Italy

Mardi Gras Massacre

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Jack Weis

Starring: Curt Dawson, Gwen Arment, William Metzo, Laura Misch Owens

Interiors

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt

Country: United States of America

August 01, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 01, 1978 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Ausgerissen! Was nun?

Release year: 1978

Under the Same Sun

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Sameh Zoabi

Dallas

Dallas

Release year: 1978

Country: United States of America

August 01, 1978: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on August 01, 1978 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Chesapeake by James A. Michener

Chesapeake

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James A. Michener, a classic novelist, brings his epic legacy to bear on America's Eastern Shore's four-hundred year-old saga, from its Native American roots through the present.

All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot

All Things Wise And Wonderful

By:

James Herriot's stories of his life as a Yorkshire veterinarian were loved by readers.

Mortal Friends by James Carroll

Mortal Friends

By:

From the Irish Rebellion in the 1920s to the turbulent Boston of Mayor James Michael Curley, the Kennedys and beyond, Mortal Friends tells the story of Irish revolutionary Colman Brady.

Illusions by Richard Bach

Illusions

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A man places his faith in his biplane's propeller in cloudy airspace between the Illinois cornfields and blue infinity. Richard Bach, a disillusioned writer who is also an itinerant barnstormer, believes that belief is as real and as true as …

The Human Factor by Graham Greene

The Human Factor

By:

Maurice Castle was a top-ranking operative in British secret services during the Cold War. His African wife, Maurice Castle, is his love. She escaped apartheid South Africa together with him.

August 01, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 01, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Gee Bee

Gee Bee

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Gremlin Industries

Starfleet Orion

Starfleet Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Sky Diver

Sky Diver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Who was the US President on August 01, 1978?

On August 01, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 01, 1978?

On August 01, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 01, 1978?

On August 01, 1978 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about August 1st?

August 1st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 1st day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 1st, such as:

  • 2018 - After workers strike over ticketing changes, the eiffel tower in paris is shut down.
  • 2017 - Afghanistan war (2001-present: a blast at a shia mosque in herat in afghanistan kills at most 29 people and injures many more.
  • 2016 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). the taliban claim responsibility for the truck bombing at a military base in kabul.

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What happened in 1978?

1978 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Timbuktu! opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 243 performances
  • Funeral of Pope Paul VI
  • Iranian students occupies Iranian embassy at Wassenaar

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What was the calendar for August 1978?

August 1978 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how August 1978 calendar looked like.

Tuesday August 1, 1978