Thursday May 11, 1978: on this day

About May 11th, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: Margaret A Brewer is first female general in the US Marine Corps.
  • Day of the week: May 11th, 1978 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Fred Astaire, Natasha Richardson
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: If I Can't Have You by Yvonne Elliman
  • #1 UK song: Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M
  • Popular movie: Midnight Express directed by Alan Parker

More about May 11th, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on May 11th, 1978.

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What day of the week was May 11, 1978?


May 11, 1978 was a Thursday and it was the 131st day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 11, 1978 can also be written as 5/11/1978 in the US and as 11/5/1978 in UK and Europe.

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May 11, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 11, 1978:

  • Margaret a brewer is first female general in the us marine corps.

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

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


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

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

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


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21%

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

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 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 May 11, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 21% full, rising at 09:13 am and setting at 11:48 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 11, 1978?


Famous people born on May 11, 1978:

  • Laetitia Casta
    Laetitia Casta

    French corsican actress and model, found by a photographer on corsican beaches.

  • Winna Efendi

    Renowned Indonesian author known for her literary works.

  • Kenan Thompson

    Kenan thompson is an american comedian known for his work on the sketch comedy show saturday night live.

  • Perttu Kivilaakso

    Finnish composer and cellist (apocalyptica).

  • Alya Al-Thani

    Qatari politician who served as a member of the Qatari Advisory Council.

  • Antonio Colom
  • Richard B Spencer
  • Warren Brown (actor)
  • Jonathan Montenegro

Whose famous birthday is on May 11th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 11th:

  • Fred Astaire
    Fred Astaire

    Fred astaire was an american actor, dancer, and singer known for his elegant and graceful dancing in numerous hollywood musicals.

  • Natasha Richardson
    Natasha Richardson

    British actress, well-known for her performances in the theatre.

  • Cory Monteith
    Cory Monteith

    Cory monteith was a canadian actor best known for his role as finn hudson on the television series glee.

  • Benoît Magimel
    Benoît Magimel

    He is a french actor who started his career at the age of 14 in the film "life is a long, quiet river", directed by etienne chatillez.

  • Richard Feynman
    Richard Feynman

    American theoretical physicist, known for his contributions to the path integral formulation and quantum mechanics, the theory, and physics...

  • Holly Valance
    Holly Valance

    Holly valance is an australian pop singer and actress known for her hit single 'kiss kiss' and her role as felicity 'flick' scully on the...

  • Jeffrey Donovan
    Jeffrey Donovan

    American stage, film, and television actor.

  • Doug McClure
    Doug McClure

    American actor.

  • Jonathan Jackson
    Jonathan Jackson

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

  • Mort Sahl
    Mort Sahl

    Canadian-american comedian, entertainer, and political satirist.

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How old is someone born on May 11, 1978?


Someone born on May 11, 1978 is:

46 years 1 month old,

or 553 months and 10 days old,

or 2406 weeks and 1 day old,

or 16843 days old,

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

There are 324 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday May 11th 2025.

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

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

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


Famous people died on May 11, 1978:

  • John Clinge Doorenbos

    Dutch journalist/poet dies at the age of 93.

What famous deaths happened on May 11th?

Famous deaths on May 11th:

  • Peggy Lipton
    Peggy Lipton

    American actress.

  • Lex Barker
    Lex Barker

    American actor, best known for his portrayal of tarzan of the apes as well as leading characters in karl may's novels.

  • Jerry Stiller
    Jerry Stiller

    American actor, comedian and producer (d. 2020).

  • Jean Adair
    Jean Adair

    Dies at 80.

  • Jorja Curtright
    Jorja Curtright

    Actor, whistle stop, dies from a heart attack.

  • Alver Aalto

    Famous architect known for his innovative designs.

  • Douglas Adams

    Douglas Adams was a British author best known for his science-fiction comedy series 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'.

  • Ifeanyichukwu Azikiwe

    Ifeanyichukwu Azikiwe was the first President of Nigeria and a prominent figure in the country's independence movement.

  • Mega Marley

    Mega Marley was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and musician who is considered one of the pioneers of reggae music.

  • Floyd Patterson

    American boxer.

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


Holidays on May 11, 1978:

  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Blessed John Rochester
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
  • Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).

Saints celebrated on May 11, 1978:

  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
  • Saint James Walworth
  • Saint Bertilla
  • Saint Gengou Gangulphus
  • Saint Gauthier of Esterp
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May 11, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 11, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 8th and May 14th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


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

The number 1 song in the USA on May 11, 1978 was If I Can't Have You by Yvonne Elliman, according to the music chart for the week May 8th and May 14th.

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

The music chart in the USA on May 11, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 8th and May 14th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - If I Can't Have You
  2. - The Closer I Get To You
  3. - With A Little Luck
  4. - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
  5. - Night Fever

May 11, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on May 11, 1978 was Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M, according to the music chart for the week May 8th and May 14th.

May 11, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on May 11, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 8th and May 14th. 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 11, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 11, 1978 was Take Me To The Next Phase by The Isley Brothers, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 8th and May 14th.

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

The R&B music chart on May 11, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 8th and May 14th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Take Me To The Next Phase
  2. - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
  3. - Stay
  4. - Use Ta Be My Girl
  5. - The Grooveline

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May 11, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 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:

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 11, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 11, 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

Superman

Superman

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Atari

Casino

Casino

Platform: Atari 2600 Microsoft Windows Xbox Playstation 2

Frogs

Frogs

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action / Platform

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin

Sargon

Sargon

Genre: Chess

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Who was the US President on May 11, 1978?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 11, 1978?

On May 11, 1978 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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Back in 1978

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What is special about May 11th?

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

  • 2019 - Yemeni civil war (2015-present). houthi forces begin to pull out of several yemeni ports including al hudaydah and as-salif. this withdrawal is part of an un-brokered ceasefire agreement that aims at ending the yemeni blockade.
  • 2018 - After six weeks of protests, the israel defense forces open fire again with tear gas and live bullets on palestinian protestors. one person has been killed, and 146 more are injured. some protestors also throw stones and burn tires.
  • 2017 - Battle of mosul: lt gen othman al-ghanmi (iraqi army chief of staff) states that his security forces are just days away from completing operation recapture mosul from isil.

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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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