Saturday August 12, 1978: on this day

About August 12th, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: Arron Marshall completes a record shower of 336 hours
  • Day of the week: August 12th, 1978 was a Saturday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Casey Affleck, Cara Delevingne
  • 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 12th, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on August 12th, 1978.

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What day of the week was August 12, 1978?


August 12, 1978 was a Saturday and it was the 224th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 12, 1978 can also be written as 8/12/1978 in the US and as 12/8/1978 in UK and Europe.

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August 12, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 12, 1978:

  • Arron marshall completes a record shower of 336 hours
  • China and japan sign peace treaty
  • Ice is launched

August 12, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

LIFE Magazine

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August 12, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 12th 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 12, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 12, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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August 12, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 12, 1978 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 12, 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 12, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 65% full, rising at 02:31 pm and setting at 12:56 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 12, 1978?


Famous people born on August 12, 1978:

  • Mazelle Ingram

    Mazelle Ingram is a renowned robotics engineer who has designed and developed cutting-edge robotic systems for various industries.

  • Heiley Wickenheiser

    Legendary Canadian ice hockey player with multiple Olympic gold medals.

  • Laverle Nguyen

    Laverle Nguyen is an accomplished astronomer known for her research on exoplanets and the formation of planetary systems.

  • Deanglo Washington

    Deanglo Washington is an American actor known for his roles in various television shows and films.

  • Sarit Shiran

    An Israeli actress known for her roles in television and film.

  • Jessica Alupo

    Jessica Alupo is a Ugandan politician who has served as the Vice President of Uganda since 2021.

  • Jayelle Hernandez

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

  • Itay Tiran

    An Israeli actor known for his roles in television and film.

  • Rondle White

    Rondle White was an American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the New York Jets and the Miami...

  • Chiana Chessa

    Italian actress known for her roles in television series and films.

  • Jejuan Walker

    Jejuan Walker was an American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Oakland Raiders and Tampa Bay...

  • Rockell Metcalf

    American R&B singer known for her hit single 'I Fell in Love'.

  • Tung Chen

    Tung Chen is a Taiwanese journalist who has covered stories related to politics and social issues in Taiwan.

  • Sandrine Pinna

    French actress known for her roles in television series such as 'Engrenages' and 'Spiral'.

  • Teriann Sharma

    Teriann Sharma is an Indian journalist and news correspondent.

  • Milany Hernandez

    Milany Hernandez is a Mexican mathematician who has made significant contributions to the field of algebraic geometry.

  • Antrone Harris

    Antrone Harris was an American football player who played as a wide receiver in the National Football League.

  • Lachele Carl

    Lachele Carl is an American actress known for her roles in television shows such as 'The Wire' and 'Scandal'.

  • Laterrance Welch

    Laterrance Welch was an American football player who played as a defensive back in the National Football League.

Whose famous birthday is on August 12th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 12th:

  • Casey Affleck
    Casey Affleck

    American actor with credits in hollywood feature movies.

  • Cara Delevingne
    Cara Delevingne

    Cara delevingne is a british model and actress known for her work in the fashion industry and for her roles in movies such as 'paper towns'...

  • George Hamilton
    George Hamilton

    American actor, beautiful sex symbol and tanned.

  • Dominique Swain
    Dominique Swain

    American actress chosen from 2,500 girls to portray the lead role in a movie remake of vladimir nabokov’s "lolita" it was scandalous back...

  • Luis Mariano
    Luis Mariano

    His family settled in bordeaux after he sang spanish basque.

  • John Cazale
    John Cazale

    Actor (dog day afternoon, deer hunter), dies at 41.

  • John Derek
    John Derek

    After his 1944 debut film, "since you were away," he was drafted into the military.

  • Iza Calzado
    Iza Calzado

    Filipino tv actress.

  • Leah Pipes
    Leah Pipes

    American actress.

  • Jane Wyatt
    Jane Wyatt

    American singer and actress (d. 2006).

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How old is someone born on August 12, 1978?


Someone born on August 12, 1978 is:

45 years 10 months old,

or 550 months and 1 day old,

or 2391 weeks and 5 days old,

or 16742 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 12, 1978?

There are 60 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday August 12th 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 12, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 12, 1978.

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August 12, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 12, 1978:

  • John Williams

    American pianist, composer, and conductor.

What famous deaths happened on August 12th?

Famous deaths on August 12th:

  • Lauren Bacall
    Lauren Bacall

    American actress and star for more than a century.

  • Henry Fonda
    Henry Fonda

    American actor.

  • Ian Fleming
    Ian Fleming

    James bond, the english novelist and creator (born in 1908).

  • Merv Griffin
    Merv Griffin

    American entertainer and tv host.

  • Loretta Young
    Loretta Young

    American actress who had her own television show in the 1950s.

  • Peter Woodthorpe
    Peter Woodthorpe

    British actor (born 1931).

  • Una Stubbs
    Una Stubbs

    Una Stubbs is a British actress best known for her role as Mrs.

  • Arlene Martel
    Arlene Martel

    Arlene Martel was an actress best known for her role as T'Pring in the original Star Trek series.

  • Stephen Lewis
    Stephen Lewis

    Canadian diplomat and politician 14th canadian ambassador at the united nations.

  • Dorothy Mackaill
    Dorothy Mackaill

    Actress in love affair, dies at 87 from kidney failure.

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August 12, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Observances on August 12, 1978:

  • International Youth Day
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August 12, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 12, 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 12, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 12, 1978 was Three Times A Lady by Commodores, according to the music chart for the week August 7th and August 13th.

August 12, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 12, 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 12, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 12, 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 12, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 12, 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 12, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 12, 1978 was Three Times A Lady by Commodores, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 7th and August 13th.

August 12, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 12, 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 12, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 12, 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 12, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 12, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Phasor Zap

Phasor Zap

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: The Elektrik Keyboard

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Starfleet Orion

Starfleet Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

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 12, 1978?

On August 12, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 12, 1978?

On August 12, 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 12th?

August 12th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 12th 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 12th, such as:

  • 2018 - August 2018 lombok earthquake: sutopo purwo nugroho, spokesperson for bnpb, confirmed that 436 people have died in the earthquake in lombok.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: seven white helmets members are killed by unidentified gunmen storming their office in rebel-held sarmin in northwestern syria.
  • 2016 - August 2016 thailand bombings the attacks were not claimed by any group.

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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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