Wednesday August 09, 1978: on this day

About August 9th, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: Yanks score 5 in bottom of 9th beat Brewers 8-7
  • Day of the week: August 9th, 1978 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Gillian Anderson, Mahesh Babu
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #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 9th, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on August 9th, 1978.

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What day of the week was August 09, 1978?


August 09, 1978 was a Wednesday and it was the 221st day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 09, 1978 can also be written as 8/9/1978 in the US and as 9/8/1978 in UK and Europe.

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August 09, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 09, 1978:

  • Yanks score 5 in bottom of 9th beat brewers 8-7

August 09, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 09, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 9th 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 09, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 09, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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Discover the planets positions on August 9th, 1978 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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August 09, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 09, 1978 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 09, 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 09, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 32% full, rising at 11:21 am and setting at 10:55 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 09, 1978?


Famous people born on August 09, 1978:

  • Ana Serradilla
    Ana Serradilla

    Mexican producer and actress.

  • Olumide Oyedeji

    Olumide Oyedeji is a former Nigerian professional basketball player who played in the NBA and various European leagues.

  • Franck Gastambide

    French actor, director, and screenwriter known for his roles in comedy films.

  • Daniela Denby-Ashe

    English actress.

  • Wesley Sonck

    Belgian footballer.

  • Dorin Chirtoacă

    Moldavian lawyer and politician, mayor of chișinău.

  • Bereghost

    Youtube star.

  • Audrey Tautou

    French actress.

  • Sébastien Loiseau
  • Adrian Ciantar
  • Johan Fano
  • Toni Kallio
  • Le Maosheng
  • Carrie Lorraine
  • G.G. Satō
  • Vančo Trajanov
  • Elio Ficarra

Whose famous birthday is on August 9th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 9th:

  • Gillian Anderson
    Gillian Anderson

    American actress.

  • Mahesh Babu
    Mahesh Babu

    Mahesh Babu is an Indian actor and producer who has established himself as one of the most popular and influential actors of Telugu cinema.

  • Whitney Houston
    Whitney Houston

    American pop diva, with three octaves of range.

  • Melanie Griffith
    Melanie Griffith

    American actress, 5'9" tall and voluptuous.

  • Anna Kendrick
    Anna Kendrick

    Anna kendrick is an american actress known for her roles in the pitch perfect movies and her oscar-nominated performance in up in the air.

  • Audrey Tautou
    Audrey Tautou

    French actress who made waves in 2001's "ama(c]lie".

  • Sam Elliott
    Sam Elliott

    Sam elliott is a renowned american actor known for his deep voice and iconic mustache, often cast in western and tough guy roles.

  • Bill Skarsgård
    Bill Skarsgård

    Bill skarsgård is a swedish actor known for his role as pennywise the dancing clown in the horror film it and its sequel it chapter two.

  • Adelaide Kane
    Adelaide Kane

    Tv actress.

  • Nikki Ziering
    Nikki Ziering

    American actress and model.

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How old is someone born on August 09, 1978?


Someone born on August 09, 1978 is:

45 years 9 months old,

or 549 months and 18 days old,

or 2389 weeks and 5 days old,

or 16728 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 09, 1978?

There are 74 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday August 9th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 09, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 09, 1978.

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August 09, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 09, 1978:

  • Alanson Hinman

    Alanson Hinman was an American chemist who specialized in the study of organic compounds.

  • James Gould Cozzens

    American novelist and short story writer (b. 1903).

  • Johan Daisne [Thiery]

    Belgian writer lago maggiore dies at 66.

  • Franco Capaldo
  • Carlo Vidusso
  • Lajos Keresztes

What famous deaths happened on August 9th?

Famous deaths on August 9th:

  • Sharon Tate
    Sharon Tate

    American actress, model and sex symbol.

  • Gregory Hines
    Gregory Hines

    Gregory Hines was a talented American dancer and actor, known for his contributions to tap dancing.

  • Bernie Mac
    Bernie Mac

    American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and producer (b. 1957).

  • Frank Gifford
    Frank Gifford

    American sportscaster.

  • Al Freeman
    Al Freeman

    Jr.

  • Anton Walbrook
    Anton Walbrook

    Actor (laura i accuse), suffers a heart attack at the age of 66.

  • Mahmoud Darwish

    Mahmoud Darwish was a Palestinian poet and author who was regarded as the Palestinian national poet.

  • Mouhamad Darwish

    Mouhamad Darwish was a renowned Palestinian poet and author who is considered one of the most important literary figures in the Arab world.

  • Chayim Soutine

    Renowned Russian-French expressionist painter known for his emotionally charged landscapes and still lifes.

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August 09, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 09, 1978:

  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
  • Singapore: National Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney

Observances on August 09, 1978:

  • International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
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August 09, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 09, 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 09, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 09, 1978 was Three Times A Lady by Commodores, according to the music chart for the week August 7th and August 13th.

August 09, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 09, 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 09, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 09, 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 09, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 09, 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 09, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 09, 1978 was Three Times A Lady by Commodores, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 7th and August 13th.

August 09, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 09, 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 09, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 09, 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 09, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 09, 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 09, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 09, 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

MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Depth Charge

Depth Charge

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: The Elektrik Keyboard

Blasto

Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

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Who was the US President on August 09, 1978?

On August 09, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 09, 1978?

On August 09, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

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What is special about August 9th?

August 9th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 9th 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 9th, such as:

  • 2018 - Yemeni civil war (2015): more than 60 people are injured and 43 are killed by an airstrike in which the saudi-led coalition attacked a bus that was parked at a dahyan market. the coalition called the strike a "legitimate war action" against houthis and accused them of using children as human shields.
  • 2017 - Six french soldiers were injured in a terror attack when a man drove a car into them at the levallois-perret barracks. three of them are seriously.
  • 2016 - Conflict between israel and palestine: israel accuses a un administrative manager that he was a hamas-linked operative working from gaza.

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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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