Friday August 11, 1978: on this day

About August 11th, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: Funeral of Pope Paul VI
  • Day of the week: August 11th, 1978 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Hulk Hogan, Chris Hemsworth
  • 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 11th, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on August 11th, 1978.

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What day of the week was August 11, 1978?


August 11, 1978 was a Friday and it was the 223rd day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 11, 1978 can also be written as 8/11/1978 in the US and as 11/8/1978 in UK and Europe.

August 11, 1978 in August 1978 calendar

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August 11, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 11, 1978:

  • Funeral of pope paul vi

August 11, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 11, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 11th 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 11, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 11, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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August 11, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 11, 1978 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 11, 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 11, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 53% full, rising at 01:27 pm and setting at 12:11 am.

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 11, 1978?


Famous people born on August 11, 1978:

  • Reason Rogan

    Reason Rogan is a former mixed martial artist who competed in the UFC and other promotions.

  • Essance Simmons

    Essance Simmons is an American entrepreneur known for founding a successful technology startup.

  • Jermain Taylor

    American boxer.

  • Leo Fitzpatrick

    Leo fitzpatrick is an american actor known for his roles in kids and the wire.

  • Isy Suttie

    English comedian, musician, actress, and writer.

  • Charlotte Leslie

    British politician.

  • Lillian Nakate

    Ugandan politician.

  • Spyros Gogolos

    Greek footballer.

  • Amber Mariano

    Reality tv personality in america.

  • Hannes Kaasik

    Estonian referee and footballer.

  • Amber Brkich
  • Kristen Pazik
  • Amber Brkich Mariano
  • Lucas Ayala

Whose famous birthday is on August 11th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 11th:

  • Hulk Hogan
    Hulk Hogan

    Hulk hogan is a retired professional wrestler known for his time in the world wrestling federation (wwf, now wwe) and for being one of the...

  • Chris Hemsworth
    Chris Hemsworth

    Chris hemsworth is an australian actor best known for his role as thor in the marvel cinematic universe.

  • Viola Davis
    Viola Davis

    Viola davis is an american actress known for her powerful performances in films and television, and for being the first black actress to...

  • Arlene Dahl
    Arlene Dahl

    Arlene dahl is an american actress known for her roles in classic hollywood films suchjson as 'journey to the center of the earth' and...

  • Alyson Stoner
    Alyson Stoner

    American actress, model and singer.

  • Pervez Musharraf
    Pervez Musharraf

    Pakistani politician and general 10th president of pakistan.

  • Alex Haley
    Alex Haley

    American journalist, novelist, and journalist haley is best known for his 1976 pulitzer prize-winning book "roots".

  • Eric Carmen
    Eric Carmen

    American singer-songwriter/guitarist (raspberries).

  • Fernando Arrabal
    Fernando Arrabal

    Spanish screenwriter, screenwriter, director, novelist, poet, and playwright.

  • Anna Gunn
    Anna Gunn

    Tv actress.

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How old is someone born on August 11, 1978?


Someone born on August 11, 1978 is:

45 years 10 months old,

or 550 months and 2 days old,

or 2391 weeks and 6 days old,

or 16743 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 11, 1978?

There are 59 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday August 11th 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 11, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 11, 1978.

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August 11, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 11, 1978:

  • Berta Ruck

    Indian-born welsh romance novelist (b. 1878).

  • Joe Davis

What famous deaths happened on August 11th?

Famous deaths on August 11th:

  • Robin Williams
    Robin Williams

    After learning improv at l.a.

  • Anne Heche
    Anne Heche

    American actress, heche, who started her career in new york at age 17 as a soap star.

  • Peter Cushing
    Peter Cushing

    England, united kingdom -- actor.

  • Anne Ramsey
    Anne Ramsey

    American actress (d. 1988).

  • Phil Harris
    Phil Harris

    American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1904).

  • John Meillon
    John Meillon

    Actor (wild duck crocodile dundee).

  • Tom Drake
    Tom Drake

    Actor, green years, warkill, dies from lung cancer at the age of 63.

  • George Furth
    George Furth

    American playwright and actor (d. 2008).

  • Andrew Carnegie

    Scottish-american industrialist who in 1899 consolidated his steel industries.

  • Jackson Pollock

    American painter, exponent of abstract expressionism, and in particular the form known as "action paintings", pollack is an american artist.

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August 11, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 11, 1978:

  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
  • St. Equitius
  • St. Gery/Gaugericus
  • St. Susanna
  • Brazil - Studentás Day, Lawyerás Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
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August 11, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 11, 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 11, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 11, 1978 was Three Times A Lady by Commodores, according to the music chart for the week August 7th and August 13th.

August 11, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 11, 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 11, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 11, 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 11, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 11, 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 11, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 11, 1978 was Three Times A Lady by Commodores, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 7th and August 13th.

August 11, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 11, 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 11, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 11, 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 11, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 11, 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.

MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Atari Football

Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

Pirate Adventure

Pirate Adventure

Platform: TRS-80, Vic 20, TI-99/4A, Apple II Plus, Commodore PET, Commodore 16, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64

Genre: text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International

Blasto

Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

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Who was the US President on August 11, 1978?

On August 11, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 11, 1978?

On August 11, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

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Back in 1978

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What is special about August 11th?

August 11th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 11th 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 11th, such as:

  • 2018 - Ghazni offensive, war in afghanistan: fighting continues around ghazni.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: isil forces attack an iranian islamic revolutionary guard corps base in vast desert areas of eastern homs governorate. the base was manned by 12-18 fighters. all but one are killed.
  • 2016 - August 2016 thailand bombings. two bombs in plant pots explode, killing at least one person, and injuring ten others in hua hin district in thailand.

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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.

Discover how August 1978 calendar looked like.

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