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About August 10th, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: Three members of the Ulrich family are killed in an accident. This leads to the Ford Pinto litigation.
  • Day of the week: August 10th, 1978 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Mahesh Babu, Justin Theroux
  • 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 10th, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on August 10th, 1978.

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What day of the week was August 10, 1978?


August 10, 1978 was a Thursday and it was the 222nd day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 10, 1978 can also be written as 8/10/1978 in the US and as 10/8/1978 in UK and Europe.

August 10, 1978 in August 1978 calendar

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August 10, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 10, 1978:

  • Three members of the ulrich family are killed in an accident. this leads to the ford pinto litigation.

August 10, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 10, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 10th 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 10, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 10, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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August 10, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 10, 1978 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 10, 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 10, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 42% full, rising at 12:23 pm and setting at 11:31 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 10, 1978?


Famous people born on August 10, 1978:

  • Alison Folland
    Alison Folland

    American actress, who was cast in her first movie role ("to die for") in 1995.

  • Sindhu Menon

    Sindhu Menon is an Indian politician and a member of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party.

  • Barby Martínez

    Barby Martínez is a Mexican journalist and television presenter who has reported on a variety of topics, including politics and...

  • Ayushman Mishra

    Advises top companies on strategic growth and development.

  • Clayson Ramirez

    Clayson Ramirez is a Mexican politician who has served as a member of the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico since 2018.

  • Marcus Fizer

    American basketball player.

  • Danny Allsopp

    Australian footballer.

  • Chris Read

    English cricketer.

  • Audrey Tautou

    Actress.

  • Claire Yiu

    Model and actress from hong kong.

  • Doug Autels

    Skateboarder.

  • Oliver Petszokat
  • Chad Petree
  • Bart Wellens
  • Engin Öztonga
  • Savvas Kamperidīs
  • Katja Jossi

Whose famous birthday is on August 10th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 10th:

  • Mahesh Babu
    Mahesh Babu

    Mahesh babu is a prominent indian actor known for his work in telugu cinema.

  • Justin Theroux
    Justin Theroux

    Justin theroux is an american actor known for his roles in tv shows like the leftovers and films like mulholland drive and the girl on the...

  • Antonio Banderas
    Antonio Banderas

    He was a spanish actor who became a well-known leading man in spanish films.

  • Norma Shearer
    Norma Shearer

    Norma Shearer was a Canadian-American actress who was popular in the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Rosanna Arquette
    Rosanna Arquette

    American actress, born to a family of three generations liberal actors.

  • Angie Harmon
    Angie Harmon

    Angie harmon is an american actress and model known for her roles in tv shows such as law & order and rizzoli & isles.

  • Devon Aoki
    Devon Aoki

    Devon Aoki is a well-known model and actress.

  • Eddie Fisher
    Eddie Fisher

    American crooner from the 1950's.

  • Rhonda Fleming
    Rhonda Fleming

    American actress.

  • Diane Venora
    Diane Venora

    American actress.

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How old is someone born on August 10, 1978?


Someone born on August 10, 1978 is:

45 years 9 months old,

or 549 months and 9 days old,

or 2388 weeks and 3 days old,

or 16719 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 10, 1978?

There are 83 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday August 10th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 10, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 10, 1978.

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August 10, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 10, 1978:

  • Emileo Portes Gil

    Emileo Portes Gil was a Mexican politician who served as the interim President of Mexico from 1928 to 1930.

  • Horizon Lee

    Talented artist whose works captured the beauty of the horizon.

What famous deaths happened on August 10th?

Famous deaths on August 10th:

  • Isaac Hayes
    Isaac Hayes

    American singer, composer and black performer.

  • Raquel Torres
    Raquel Torres

    Raquel Torres was a Mexican-American actress who appeared in several Hollywood films during the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Dick Foran
    Dick Foran

    Flemington (new jersey) -- actor (ok crackerby).

  • Rex Cherryman
    Rex Cherryman

    American actor (born 1897).

  • Laylin Olsen

    Bestselling author of several acclaimed novels.

  • Zema Williams

    Legendary wrestler who made a mark in the wrestling world.

  • Sayeed Abubakar

    Renowned poet known for his lyrical verses.

  • Alleta Jacobs

    Dutch suffragette and author known for her feminist writings.

  • Lysbeth de Vos

    Notable chemist known for her groundbreaking research in organic chemistry.

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August 10, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 10, 1978:

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
  • Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
  • St. Blaan
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August 10, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 10, 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 10, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 10, 1978 was Three Times A Lady by Commodores, according to the music chart for the week August 7th and August 13th.

August 10, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 10, 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 10, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 10, 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 10, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 10, 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 10, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 10, 1978 was Three Times A Lady by Commodores, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 7th and August 13th.

August 10, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 10, 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 10, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 10, 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 10, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 10, 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 10, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 10, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Fire Truck

Fire Truck

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Canyon Bomber

Canyon Bomber

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Clowns

Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

Blasto

Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

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Who was the US President on August 10, 1978?

On August 10, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 10, 1978?

On August 10, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

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What is special about August 10th?

August 10th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 10th 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 10th, such as:

  • 2018 - Ghazni offensive, war in afghanistan: the taliban launch a large-scale military offensive in an attempt to take over ghazni in the southeastern part of afghanistan. this is a provincial capital located on the kabul–kandahar highway. they take over a portion of the city.
  • 2017 - Economy of the united states: new york state's gatehouse media has announced an agreement to purchase 11 u.s. newspapers owned by morris communications, georgia. the deal includes the log cabin democrat, which was founded in 1879 and three alaskan newspapers, the juneau empire clarion, peninsula clarion, and homer news. the deal is expected close by october 2. (adweek.) dineequity announced that it will close 160 applebee's restaurants and ihop restaurants.
  • 2016 - Ukrainian crisis: russia’s federal security service (fsb), claims it has stopped two armed ukrainian incursions in crimea. at least one of the officers was killed after a "massive fight" with "sabotage terrorist" groups. the russian claims are denied by ukraine.

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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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