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What day of the week was August 03, 1978?


August 03, 1978 was a Thursday and it was the 215th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 03, 1978 can also be written as 8/3/1978 in the US and as 3/8/1978 in UK and Europe.

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August 03, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 3rd 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 03, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 03, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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Discover the planets positions on August 3rd, 1978 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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August 03, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 03, 1978 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 03, 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 03, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 05:34 am and setting at 08:18 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 03, 1978?


Famous people born on August 03, 1978:

  • Lorely Diaz

    Lorely Diaz is a Salvadoran journalist and news anchor.

  • Brock Parker

    Neuroscientist researching brain plasticity and neurodegenerative diseases.

  • Winsley Nguyen

    Winsley Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American politician who has served as a city council member since 2018.

  • Sloane Crosley

    American author known for her witty essays and works of fiction.

  • Mariusz Jop

    Polish footballer.

  • Jenny Tinmouth

    English motorcycle racer.

  • Dimitrios Zografakis

    Greek footballer.

  • Joi Chua

    Singaporean actress and singer-songwriter.

  • Shanelle Workman
  • Johnny Eduardo
  • Juan Carlos Higuero
  • Justin Kelly
  • Abisai Shiningayamwe
  • Alessandro Fabbri
  • Dan Tudin
  • Soraya Abdullah
  • Diego Zardini
  • Luciano Ray Djim
  • Collin Benjamin

Whose famous birthday is on August 3rd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 3rd:

  • Evangeline Lilly
    Evangeline Lilly

    Evangeline lilly is a canadian actress known for her role as kate austen in the tv series lost.

  • Lambert Wilson
    Lambert Wilson

    French actor known for his roles in The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions.

  • Isaiah Washington
    Isaiah Washington

    Isaiah Washington is an American actor known for his roles in television shows such as 'Grey's Anatomy' and films like 'Crouching Tiger,...

  • Martha Stewart
    Martha Stewart

    American entrepreneur, whose "martha stewart living omnimedia", made $25 million in profits in 1997 with revenues of $120 millions.

  • Martin Sheen
    Martin Sheen

    American actor who starred in over a dozen box office hits including "gandhi", "blind ambition", and "apocalypse now" 1979.

  • Mathieu Kassovitz
    Mathieu Kassovitz

    French film director, well-known for his controversial "la haine" (hate with vincent cassel), and actor.

  • Michael Ealy
    Michael Ealy

    Michael ealy is an american actor known for his roles in films such as barbershop, 2 fast 2 furious, and think like a man.

  • Cécile Aubry
    Cécile Aubry

    French actress, author, and dancer.

  • John Landis
    John Landis

    American screenwriter and producer of actor directors.

  • John Eisenhower
    John Eisenhower

    American diplomat, writer, and noted family.

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How old is someone born on August 03, 1978?


Someone born on August 03, 1978 is:

45 years 9 months old,

or 549 months and 16 days old,

or 2389 weeks and 3 days old,

or 16726 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 03, 1978?

There are 76 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday August 3rd 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 03, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 03, 1978.

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August 03, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 03, 1978:

  • Orilla Orr

    Orilla Orr was an American professional football player who played as a halfback in the National Football League.

  • Ezzedin Kalak

    Paris: assassination of a representative of the palestinian liberation organization.

  • Juan López
  • Einar Wilhelms
  • Aleksandrs Priede
  • Luo Ruiqing
  • Catalina Bárcena

What famous deaths happened on August 3rd?

Famous deaths on August 3rd:

  • Lenny Bruce
    Lenny Bruce

    American comedian who was known for his satirical and controversial topics.

  • Carolyn Jones
    Carolyn Jones

    American actress.

  • Ida Lupino
    Ida Lupino

    British-american actress who lived a turbulent life.

  • Mark Margolis
    Mark Margolis

    American actor (b. 1939).

  • Christopher Hewett
    Christopher Hewett

    English actor and theatre director (d. 2001).

  • Bubba Smith
    Bubba Smith

    Former NFL defensive end and actor, known for his role in the 'Police Academy' movies.

  • Coleen Gray
    Coleen Gray

    American actress.

  • Carmen Silvera
    Carmen Silvera

    Canadian-english singer and actress (d. 2002).

  • Betty Amann
    Betty Amann

    American actress born in germany (born 1905).

  • Joseph Conrad

    Polish-British writer known for novels like 'Heart of Darkness'.

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August 03, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 03, 1978:

  • St. Walthen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
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August 03, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 03, 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 03, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 03, 1978 was Miss You by The Rolling Stones, according to the music chart for the week July 31st and August 6th.

August 03, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 03, 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 03, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 03, 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 03, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 03, 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 03, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 03, 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 03, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 03, 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 03, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 03, 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 03, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 03, 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 03, 1978: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on August 03, 1978 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett

Eye Of The Needle

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The global phenomenon created by Edge of Eternity's author. His code name was "The Needle". He was a German aristocrat of exceptional intelligence, a master spy with a history of violence.

Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet

Gnomes

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This collector's edition celebrates the 35th anniversary celebrations of Gnomes, a delightful classic.

The Last Convertible by Anton Myrer

The Last Convertible

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A golden novel that captures America's spirit and heart is only a few times per lifetime.

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.

The Women'S Room by Marilyn French

The Women'S Room

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The bestseller of twenty-one million copies is now available again for a new generation. First published in 1977, The Women's Room was an original novel that explored the inner lives and experiences of women.

August 03, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 03, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Video Pinball

Video Pinball

Platform: Dedicated console, Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari Inc.

MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Tournament Table

Tournament Table

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

3-D Docking Mission

3-D Docking Mission

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Programma International The Elektrik Keyboard

Clowns

Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

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Who was the US President on August 03, 1978?

On August 03, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 03, 1978?

On August 03, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 03, 1978?

On August 03, 1978 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about August 3rd?

August 3rd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 3rd 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 3rd, such as:

  • 2018 - War in afghanistan (2001-present: a suicide bomber attacked a shi'ite mosque, gardez, afghanistan. at least 29 people were killed and at least 40 more were injured. the attack is not under immediate investigation.
  • 2017 - War in afghanistan (2001-present: a suicide bomber attacked a convoy in afghanistan’s kabul province, killing one soldier from georgia and three civilians, and injuring 13 more, including six resolute support personnel.
  • 2016 - The european banking authority supports the retention of a 3% leverage ratio in most european union banks.

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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.

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