Monday August 07, 1978: on this day

About August 7th, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: Eddie Mathews, Addie Joss, and Larry MacPhail inducted to Hall of Fame
  • Day of the week: August 7th, 1978 was a Monday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Charlize Theron, Wayne Knight
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: Three Times A Lady by Commodores
  • #1 UK song: You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
  • Popular movie: Force 10 from Navarone directed by Guy Hamilton

More about August 7th, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on August 7th, 1978.

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What day of the week was August 07, 1978?


August 07, 1978 was a Monday and it was the 219th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 07, 1978 can also be written as 8/7/1978 in the US and as 7/8/1978 in UK and Europe.

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August 07, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 07, 1978:

  • Eddie mathews, addie joss, and larry macphail inducted to hall of fame
  • Thousands of mourners file past body of pope paul vi
  • U.s. president jimmy carter declares a federal emergency at love canal due to toxic waste that had been disposed of negligently.

August 07, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 07, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 7th 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 07, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 07, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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August 07, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 07, 1978 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 07, 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 07, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 22% full, rising at 09:22 am and setting at 10:23 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 07, 1978?


Famous people born on August 07, 1978:

  • Alexandre Aja
    Alexandre Aja

    French screenwriter and producer of director films.

  • Vanness Wu
    Vanness Wu

    Taiwanese singer.

  • Aelyn Thorne

    Aelyn Thorne is a bestselling fantasy author known for her captivating world-building and complex character development.

  • Marisa Miller

    Marisa miller is an american model known for her appearances in the sports illustrated swimsuit issue and her work with victoria's secret.

  • Jaima Greyjoy

    Jaima Greyjoy is a Congresswoman known for her work on maritime and coastal issues.

  • Shuan King

    Shuan King is an American politician who has served as a member of the New York City Council since 2018.

  • Mavric Fitzgerald

    Mavric Fitzgerald is an Irish playwright whose plays often explore themes of identity and social justice.

  • Linsey Dawn McKenzie

    British glamour model known for her appearances in men's magazines.

  • Mark McCammon

    English-barbadian footballer.

  • Jamey Jasta

    American singer-songwriter (hatebreed kingdom of sorrow & icepick).

  • Cirroc Lofton

    American actor.

  • Shirley Yeung

    Actress and singer from hong kong.

  • Gregory Allaria

    French homicide victim aged 17 when his mom, an officer from the local police, shot him to death while he was sleeping on 1/26/1996.

  • Alex Timbers
  • Giovanni Filocamo
  • Chiara Stefanazzi
  • Jennifer Russell
  • Błażej Korczyński
  • Michael Holt

Whose famous birthday is on August 7th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 7th:

  • Charlize Theron
    Charlize Theron

    South african-american actress, producer, and model.

  • Wayne Knight
    Wayne Knight

    Wayne knight is an american actor best known for his roles in popular tv shows and movies such as seinfeld, jurassic park, and toy story 2..

  • David Duchovny
    David Duchovny

    American actor fox mulder is the fbi agent in a tv series called "the x-files" that debuted in 1996.

  • Sydney Penny
    Sydney Penny

    Actress (danninew gidgets, thorn birds and all my children).

  • Charlotte Lewis
    Charlotte Lewis

    Kensington london, england -- actress, golden child, pirates.

  • Garrison Keillor
    Garrison Keillor

    American broadcaster, talk-show host, and author.

  • Megan Gale
    Megan Gale

    Australian actress, model, brand ambassador, fashion designer, and stylist.

  • Brit Marling
    Brit Marling

    American screenwriter and producer of actresses.

  • Anjanette Comer
    Anjanette Comer

    Anjanette Comer is an American actress known for her roles in films and television shows.

  • Abbey Lincoln
    Abbey Lincoln

    Abbey lincoln was an american jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress known for her powerful and emotive voice, as well as her contributions...

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How old is someone born on August 07, 1978?


Someone born on August 07, 1978 is:

45 years 9 months old,

or 549 months and 12 days old,

or 2388 weeks and 6 days old,

or 16722 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 07, 1978?

There are 80 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday August 7th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 07, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 07, 1978.

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August 07, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 07, 1978:

  • Eddie Calvert

    English trumpeter (b. 1922).

  • Franz Alphons Wolpert

    Composer dies at the age of 60.

  • Valentine Penrose

What famous deaths happened on August 7th?

Famous deaths on August 7th:

  • Joi Lansing
    Joi Lansing

    American model, actress and nightclub singer (d. 1972).

  • Jonathan Jackson
    Jonathan Jackson

    Instigator of the marin county civic center shootout, brother to black panther george jackson (born 1953).

  • Esther Phillips
    Esther Phillips

    American singer best known for her r&b vocals.

  • Russ Morgan
    Russ Morgan

    Scranton, pennsylvania -- orchestra leader.

  • Grayson Hall
    Grayson Hall

    Grayson Hall was an American actress known for her roles in Dark Shadows and The Night of the Iguana.

  • Brion James
    Brion James

    American actor (born 1945).

  • Ravindra Nath Tagore

    Nobel laureate known for his poetry and music compositions.

  • Kiril Stanilavski

    A pioneering Russian theatre practitioner who developed the Stanislavski method, a system of acting that has had a lasting influence on...

  • Harlean Carpenter

    Harlean Carpenter, better known by her stage name Jean Harlow, was an American actress and sex symbol of the 1930s.

  • Virginia Apgar

    Virginia Apgar was an American physician who developed the Apgar Score, a method used to quickly assess the health of newborn babies.

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August 07, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 07, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 7th and August 13th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


August 07, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 07, 1978 was Three Times A Lady by Commodores, according to the music chart for the week August 7th and August 13th.

August 07, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 07, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 7th and August 13th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

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

August 07, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 07, 1978 was You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, according to the music chart for the week August 7th and August 13th.

August 07, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 07, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 7th and August 13th. 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 07, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 07, 1978 was Three Times A Lady by Commodores, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 7th and August 13th.

August 07, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 07, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week August 7th and August 13th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

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

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August 07, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 07, 1978 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Force 10 from Navarone

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Harrison Ford, Robert Shaw, Edward Fox, Franco Nero

Country: United States of America

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

Cananea

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Marcela Fernández Violante

Starring: Yolanda Ciani, Carlos Bracho, Milton Rodríguez, José Carlos Ruiz

Blue Movie

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Alberto Cavallone

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

Country: Italy

Five Deadly Venoms

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Cheh Chang

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

August 07, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 07, 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 07, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 07, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

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

Gee Bee

Gee Bee

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Gremlin Industries

The Cottage

The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

Depth Charge

Depth Charge

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: The Elektrik Keyboard

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 07, 1978?

On August 07, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 07, 1978?

On August 07, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

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What is special about August 7th?

August 7th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 7th 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 7th, such as:

  • 2018 - Drone explosions in caracas, colombia-venezuela relations. venezuelan president nicolas maduro claims that he has "hard proof" that the colombian government attempted to assassinate him on saturday. he will release the evidence later in the day.
  • 2017 - Godzilla in popular culture: haruo nakajima, who played the role of godzilla between 1954 and 1972, has died at the age 88.
  • 2016 - 2016 stabbing of charleroi officers by police: isil claims responsibility in the machete attack on belgium.

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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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