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What day of the week was May 04, 1978?


May 04, 1978 was a Thursday and it was the 124th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 04, 1978 can also be written as 5/4/1978 in the US and as 4/5/1978 in UK and Europe.

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May 04, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 04, 1978:

  • Russian president brezhnev visits west germany.
  • The south african defence force attacks a swapo base at cassinga in southern angola, killing about 600 people.

May 04, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 04, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 4th 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 04, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 04, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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May 04, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 04, 1978 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 04, 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 04, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 1% full, rising at 04:33 am and setting at 06:31 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 04, 1978?


Famous people born on May 04, 1978:

  • James Harrison
    James Harrison

    Football player.

  • Tamula Wilkins

    Tamula Wilkins is a renowned fashion and portrait photographer known for her striking, high-contrast images.

  • Erin Andrews

    Erin andrews is a well-known sports journalist and television personality, best known for her work as a sideline reporter for espn.

  • Daisuke Ono

    Japanese seiyu.

  • Igor Biscan

    Croatian footballer.

  • Brett Burton

    Australian football player.

  • Vladimíra Uhlířová

    Czech tennis player.

  • Shaenon K Garrity

    American webcomics artist and writer.

  • Ben Lovett

    Musician.

  • Kike Boned
  • Marek Novotný
  • Shaun Perry

Whose famous birthday is on May 4th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 4th:

  • Audrey Hepburn
    Audrey Hepburn

    Belgian actress, humanitarian and dancer who started as a ballet student.

  • Rob Brydon
    Rob Brydon

    Rob brydon is a welsh actor and comedian known for his work in television and film, including his role in the sitcom gavin & stacey.

  • Hosni Mubarak
    Hosni Mubarak

    Egyptian leader, president and military commander.

  • Lance Bass
    Lance Bass

    American pop singer, dancer and actor.

  • Randy Travis
    Randy Travis

    American country-western singer, who has received every award in his industry.

  • Jackie Jackson
    Jackie Jackson

    American musician and singer (the jackson 5).

  • Paul Gleason
    Paul Gleason

    American actor (b. 1939).

  • Richard Jenkins
    Richard Jenkins

    American actor.

  • Eric Sykes
    Eric Sykes

    English actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1923).

  • Alexander Gould
    Alexander Gould

    American actor.

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How old is someone born on May 04, 1978?


Someone born on May 04, 1978 is:

46 years and 23 days old,

or 552 months and 23 days old,

or 2403 weeks and 4 days old,

or 16825 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 04, 1978?

There are 343 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday May 4th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 04, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on May 04, 1978.

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May 04, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 04, 1978:

  • Evart Jansen Wendell

    Dutch author known for his contributions to literature.

  • Henri Curiel
  • Jorge de Sena

What famous deaths happened on May 4th?

Famous deaths on May 4th:

  • Dom DeLuise
    Dom DeLuise

    Dom deluise was an american actor and comedian known for his roles in comedy films and television shows, often collaborating with mel brooks...

  • Diana Dors
    Diana Dors

    British actress, with a large breast and who was often a good-time girl.

  • Moe Howard
    Moe Howard

    American actor, singer, and screenwriter (b. 1897).

  • Cathryn Damon
    Cathryn Damon

    American actress mary campbell - soap, who was born in 1930, dies at 56.

  • Anita Stewart
    Anita Stewart

    American actress and producer (d. 1961).

  • Jozeph Tito

    Yugoslav revolutionary and statesman, serving as the leader of Yugoslavia from 1945 until his death.

  • Eddith Nesbit

    Known for her children's literature, including 'The Railway Children'.

  • Carless Brooks

    Renowned poet known for his lyrical works.

  • Josip Broz Tito

    Former President of Yugoslavia.

  • Kano Jigoro

    Founder of the martial art of judo and the first president of the Kodokan Judo Institute.

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May 04, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 04, 1978:

  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • Blessed Catherine of Park
  • The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.

Saints celebrated on May 04, 1978:

  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • Saint Judas Cyriacus
  • Saint Florian
  • Saint Godehard
  • Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
  • Saint Ethelred
  • Saint Silvianus
  • Saint Titianus
  • Saint Willerik
  • Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
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May 04, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 04, 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 04, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 04, 1978 was Night Fever by Bee Gees, according to the music chart for the week May 1st and May 7th.

May 04, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 04, 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 04, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on May 04, 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 04, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on May 04, 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 04, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 04, 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 04, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 04, 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 04, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 04, 1978 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Don

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Chandra Barot

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Pran, Iftekhar

Martin

Release year: 1978

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: John Amplas, Lincoln Maazel, Christine Forrest, Elyane Nadeau

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

The End

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Dom DeLuise, Strother Martin

A Different Story

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Paul Aaron

Starring: Perry King, Meg Foster, Valerie Curtin, Peter Donat

May 04, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 04, 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 04, 1978: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on May 04, 1978 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot

All Things Wise And Wonderful

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

Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet

Gnomes

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

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.

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 Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

The Amityville Horror

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The Lutz family moved into their new Long Island home in suburban Long Island in December 1975. George and Kathleen Lutz were aware that Ronald DeFeo had murdered his brothers and parents one year prior.

May 04, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 04, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Star Ship

Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US)

Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US)

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

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Fire Truck

Fire Truck

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

3-D Docking Mission

3-D Docking Mission

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Programma International The Elektrik Keyboard

The Cottage

The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

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Who was the US President on May 04, 1978?

On May 04, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 04, 1978?

On May 04, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 04, 1978?

On May 04, 1978 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about May 4th?

May 4th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 4th 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 4th, such as:

  • 2019 - At least nine people are killed in an attack on the forces loyal to field marshal khalifa haitar in sabha (libya), by the islamic state of iraq and the levant. isil claims responsibility.
  • 2018 - (el pais) basque conflict: eta's final act of dissolution takes place in cambo-les-bains france. in the presence of jonathan powell, gerry adams and brian currin, eta is represented by politicians like brian currin, brian currin, cuauhtemoc carenas, brian currin, and brian currin. (el pais). mariano rajoy, the spanish prime minister, reminds a crowd about the 853 victims and reaffirms his resolve to end the 60-year-old eta violence.
  • 2017 - 2017 venezuelan protests - a student is shot to death in el tigre during gunfire. this brings the total number of deaths in protests against nicolas maduro to 37.

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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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Thursday May 4, 1978