Wednesday May 03, 1978: on this day

About May 3rd, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: Anderlecht wins 18th Europe Cup II.
  • Day of the week: May 3rd, 1978 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Danila Kozlovsky, Christina Hendricks
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: Night Fever by Bee Gees
  • #1 UK song: Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M
  • Popular movie: Don directed by Chandra Barot

More about May 3rd, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on May 3rd, 1978.

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What day of the week was May 03, 1978?


May 03, 1978 was a Wednesday and it was the 123rd day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 03, 1978 can also be written as 5/3/1978 in the US and as 3/5/1978 in UK and Europe.

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May 03, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 03, 1978:

  • Anderlecht wins 18th europe cup ii.
  • "sun day" - solar energy events are held in us.
  • The first unsolicited bulk commercial e-mail (which would later become known as ''spam'') is sent by a digital equipment corporation marketing representative to every arpanet address on the west coast of the united states.

May 03, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

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


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 3rd is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 03, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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

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


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

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 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 May 03, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 5% full, rising at 04:00 am and setting at 05:29 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 23, 1978 while the next full moon would come on May 22, 1978.

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Who was born on May 03, 1978?


Famous people born on May 03, 1978:

  • Derrika Taylor

    Derrika Taylor is an American businesswoman and the founder of a successful tech startup.

  • Ragna Fagelund

    Danish photographer known for her captivating black and white portraits.

  • Franziska Giffey

    Franziska Giffey is a German politician who has been the Governing Mayor of Berlin since 2021.

  • Evanne Downey

    Evanne Downey is an Irish entrepreneur and the co-founder of the online food delivery service Deliveroo.

  • Jenisa Gonzalez

    Jenisa Gonzalez is a city councilwoman, recognized for her efforts to improve public transportation and affordable housing.

  • Karalina Nikolova

    Karalina Nikolova is a Bulgarian writer known for her award-winning novels and short stories.

  • Shemiah Bates

    Shemiah Bates is an acclaimed performance poet and spoken word artist.

  • Hayde Flores

    Hayde Flores is a Mexican painter and muralist known for her vibrant and colorful works.

  • Kirbie Wilkins

    Kirbie Wilkins is an acclaimed American playwright whose plays have been widely performed in regional and national theaters.

  • Elizeth Pereira

    Elizeth Pereira is a contemporary Portuguese essayist known for her insightful and thought-provoking writings.

  • Trica Yates

    British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for her indie folk music.

  • Karita Pönni

    Karita Pönni is a Finnish journalist and television presenter.

  • Keithon Abrams

    Keithon Abrams is an American poet whose work has been widely published and recognized for its lyrical and introspective style.

  • Anaclara Rodríguez

    Anaclara Rodríguez is a Peruvian politician who has served as a member of the Congress of the Republic since 2016.

  • Issis Rodríguez

    Issis Rodríguez is a Peruvian politician who has served as a member of the Congress of Peru.

  • Betzabe Martínez

    Betzabe Martínez is a Salvadoran politician who has served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador since 2021.

  • Alyla Gonzalez

    Alyla Gonzalez is a Mexican politician who has served as a member of the Chamber of Deputies since 2021.

  • Rhylin Eriksson

    Rhylin Eriksson is a Swedish politician who has served as a member of the Riksdag since 2014.

  • Jady Patel

    Jady Patel is a county commissioner in a rural county in the Southeastern United States.

  • Autumn Phillips

    Autumn Phillips is the wife of Peter Phillips, the son of Princess Anne, and a member of the British Royal Family.

Whose famous birthday is on May 3rd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 3rd:

  • Danila Kozlovsky
    Danila Kozlovsky

    Danila Kozlovsky is a renowned Russian actor, director, and producer known for his roles in films such as 'Vampire Academy' and 'Viking'.

  • Christina Hendricks
    Christina Hendricks

    Christina hendricks is an american actress best known for her role as joan holloway in the tv series mad men.

  • Bobby Cannavale
    Bobby Cannavale

    Bobby cannavale is a well-known american actor who has appeared in numerous films and television shows, including 'boardwalk empire' and...

  • Bing Crosby
    Bing Crosby

    American singer, who was known for his smooth baritone and world-famous crooning.

  • Jaycee Dugard
    Jaycee Dugard

    American kidnapping victim.

  • Mary Astor
    Mary Astor

    American actress, first on-screen in 1920.

  • Ben Elton
    Ben Elton

    British left-wing comedian, writer and novelist.

  • Christopher Cross
    Christopher Cross

    Grammy-winning musician known for hits like 'Sailing' and 'Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do).

  • Mary Hopkin
    Mary Hopkin

    Welsh singer-songwriter.

  • Walter Slezak
    Walter Slezak

    Austrian-american actor, who won the tony award and n.y.

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How old is someone born on May 03, 1978?


Someone born on May 03, 1978 is:

46 years 1 month old,

or 553 months and 18 days old,

or 2407 weeks and 2 days old,

or 16851 days old,

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

There are 316 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday May 3rd 2025.

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

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

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


Famous people died on May 03, 1978:

  • Bill Downs

    American broadcast journalist (born 1914).

  • Wim van Doorne

    Dutch automaker (daf) dies at the age of 71.

  • Alfred Braun
  • A. Arnold Gillespie

What famous deaths happened on May 3rd?

Famous deaths on May 3rd:

  • Jackie Cooper
    Jackie Cooper

    American actor who appeared on screen at age three as a charming top-child actor.

  • Robert Alda
    Robert Alda

    American actor dan lewis - supertrain, born 1914, dies at 72.

  • Diana Wynyard
    Diana Wynyard

    English actress (d. 1964).

  • Bruce Cabot
    Bruce Cabot

    Carlsbad (new mexico) -- actor (diamonds are forever king kong).

  • Jack Weston
    Jack Weston

    American actor.

  • Dalida

    Renowned French singer with international success.

  • Fatih Sultan Mehmed

    Conqueror of Constantinople and a significant figure in Ottoman history.

  • Samauri Yamamoto

    Renowned for his exceptional swordsmanship and teachings.

  • Bryne Cooper

    Renowned actor known for his roles in classic films.

  • Chlora Bryant

    Acclaimed jazz singer who gained popularity in the mid-20th century.

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


Holidays on May 03, 1978:

  • Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
  • Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
  • Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
  • Discoflux (Discordianism).
  • Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
  • World Press Freedom Day.

Saints celebrated on May 03, 1978:

  • Saint Apostle James the Lesser
  • Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
  • Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
  • Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
  • Saint Alexander I
  • Saint Apostle Philip
  • Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
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May 03, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 03, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 1st and May 7th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


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

The number 1 song in the USA on May 03, 1978 was Night Fever by Bee Gees, according to the music chart for the week May 1st and May 7th.

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

The music chart in the USA on May 03, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 1st and May 7th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Night Fever
  2. - If I Can't Have You
  3. - Can't Smile Without You
  4. - The Closer I Get To You
  5. - With A Little Luck

May 03, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on May 03, 1978 was Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M, according to the music chart for the week May 1st and May 7th.

May 03, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on May 03, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 1st and May 7th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring
  2. - Night Fever
  3. - The Boy From New York City
  4. - Too Much Too Little Too Late
  5. - Automatic Lover

May 03, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 03, 1978 was Too Much, Too Little, Too Late by Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 1st and May 7th.

May 03, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 03, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 1st and May 7th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
  2. - On Broadway
  3. - Take Me To The Next Phase
  4. - Stay
  5. - The Closer I Get To You

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May 03, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 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:

Heiter bis wolkig

Release year: 1978

High Hopes

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

Rumpole of the Bailey

Release year: 1978

Starring: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dallas

Dallas

Release year: 1978

Country: United States of America

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

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

Cosmic Conflict

Cosmic Conflict

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

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Magnavox / Philips

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Alto Trek

Alto Trek

Platform: Xerox Alto

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action

Atari Football

Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

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Who was the US President on May 03, 1978?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 03, 1978?

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

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Back in 1978

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What is special about May 3rd?

May 3rd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 3rd day of the month of May. 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 May 3rd, such as:

  • 2019 - Sinclair broadcast group purchases fox sports networks (fsn), from the walt disney company, for $10.6 billion. the u.s. justice department ordered disney to sell fsn in connection with its purchase of 21st century fox. this was due to antitrust concerns regarding its ownership of espn inc.
  • 2018 - Israel defence forces (idf), while trying to breach the security fence surrounding the northern gaza strip, arrested a palestinian man. he sustained injuries and was shot during his arrest.
  • 2017 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). eight civilians are killed and 28 others are injured in a suicide bombing attack on a nato convoy.

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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 May 1978?

May 1978 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th 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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Wednesday May 3, 1978