Wednesday July 12, 1978: on this day

July 12, 1978 was the 193rd day of the year 1978, under the sign of Cancer and the day of the week was Wednesday.

Is July 12, 1978 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on July 12, 1978, who was born and died on July 12, 1978, what holidays and observances are celebrated on July 12, 1978, which were the most popular songs (ex. Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb), movies (e.g. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, directed by Michael Schultz), TV series (e.g. Heiter Bis Wolkig) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about July 12th, 1978 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was July 12, 1978?


July 12, 1978 was a Wednesday and it was the 193rd day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

July 12, 1978 can also be written as 7/12/1978 in the US and as 12/7/1978 in UK and Europe.

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July 12, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on July 12, 1978:

  • Sun bank building opens

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


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for July 12th is Cancer.

Cancer is the 4th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between June 21st and July 22nd belong to the Cancer sign: discover Cancer personality and who should a Cancer marry.

Babies born in July are either Cancer or Leo. People born before July 22nd are Cancer, while people born from July 23rd have the sign of Leo.

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July 12, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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

Discover the Horse personality and how the Earth Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on July 12th, 1978 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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


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

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on July 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 July 12, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 47% full, rising at 12:28 pm and setting at 12:20 am.

The previous full moon was on Jun 20, 1978 while the next full moon would come on Jul 20, 1978.

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Who was born on July 12, 1978?


Famous people born on July 12, 1978:

  • Topher Grace
    Topher Grace

    Topher grace is an american actor known for his role as eric forman on the tv show that '70s show and for appearing in movies such as...

  • Michelle Rodriguez
    Michelle Rodriguez

    Michelle Rodriguez is an actress known for her roles in action films such as 'The Fast and the Furious' franchise.

  • Terel Gibson

    Known for his roles in various films and TV shows.

  • Mazy Bates

    Mazy Bates is a contemporary American musician and singer-songwriter.

  • Nioka Williams

    Talented painter known for her vibrant and expressive artworks.

  • Vaniya Herbert

    American track and field athlete known for her success in the long jump.

  • Falana Two

    Known for discoveries in genetic engineering.

  • Kang Lee

    Notable biologist known for research in genetics and molecular biology.

  • Hanadi Khoury

    Renowned poet from Lebanon.

  • Jarrick Fernandez

    Jarrick Fernandez is a celebrated Spanish biographer whose works have shed new light on the lives of influential historical figures.

  • Sharonne Rowe

    Sharonne Rowe is a Canadian musician and composer who has gained recognition for her innovative musical compositions.

  • Broderic Harding

    Broderic Harding is an American novelist whose debut novel was a critical and commercial success.

  • Ton Nagy

    Co-founder of Ustream, a live video streaming service.

  • Canda S. G. de Oliveira

    Chemist specializing in sustainable materials research.

  • Lionel Boulet

    Developed innovative software solutions for data analysis.

  • Giovanna Reed

    Renowned poet celebrated for her evocative verses.

  • Cristian Hernandez

    Astronomer known for discoveries in exoplanet research and astrophysics.

  • Star Child

    Prominent astrophysicist specializing in black hole research.

  • Amel Benaboura

    Algerian poet acclaimed for her evocative verses.

Whose famous birthday is on July 12th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on July 12th:

  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby

    American comedian and actor.

  • Brian Grazer
    Brian Grazer

    Imagine entertainment was founded by an american screenwriter and producer.

  • Phoebe Tonkin
    Phoebe Tonkin

    Model and actress from australia.

  • Cheryl Ladd
    Cheryl Ladd

    Cheryl Ladd is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as Kris Munroe in the television series 'Charlie's Angels'.

  • Parvin Dabas
    Parvin Dabas

    Indian film actor who has appeared in Bollywood movies.

  • Jennifer Saunders
    Jennifer Saunders

    Jennifer saunders is a british comedian, actress, and writer, best known for co-creating and starring in the tv series absolutely fabulous.

  • Mylène Jampanoï
    Mylène Jampanoï

    French actress, born to a french breton father and chinese mother.

  • Richard Simmons
    Richard Simmons

    American guru in multimillion-dollar industry of diet and fitness.

  • Aure Atika
    Aure Atika

    Screenwriter and director of a portuguese-french film star.

  • Milton Berle
    Milton Berle

    American comedian, whose most successful medium is tv.

See more famous people and celebrities born on July 12th

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July 12, 1978: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 45 years 9 months old,

or 549 months and 11 days old,

or 2388 weeks and 6 days old,

or 16722 days old,

if you were born on July 12, 1978.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

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

There are 80 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday July 12th 2024.

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

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

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


Famous people died on July 12, 1978:

  • Makar Tikhomirov

    Russian chemist known for his research in organic chemistry.

What famous deaths happened on July 12th?

Famous deaths on July 12th:

  • Kelly Preston
    Kelly Preston

    Kelly preston was an american actress known for her roles in movies suchjson as jerry maguire and twins.

  • Kenneth More
    Kenneth More

    British actor.

  • Harvey Pekar
    Harvey Pekar

    American comic book writer (born 1939).

  • Dara Singh
    Dara Singh

    Indian wrestler who later became a popular actor in Hindi cinema.

  • Rajendra Kumar
    Rajendra Kumar

    Actor and producer from pakistani-indian (d. 1999).

  • Gusti Huber
    Gusti Huber

    Mother of bibi, dies at 78 from heart failure.

  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt

    American politician and business leader who received the medal of honor.

  • Lon Chaney
    Lon Chaney

    Jr.

  • Ryer Lam

    Ryer Lam was a brilliant mathematician who made significant contributions to the field of cryptography and data security.

  • Dula Khan

    Famous singer-songwriter in the pop music industry.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on July 12th

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


Holidays on July 12, 1978:

  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
  • The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
  • Kiribati - Independence Day
  • RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
  • Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
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July 12, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on July 12, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week July 10th and July 16th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


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

The number 1 song in the USA on July 12, 1978 was Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb, according to the music chart for the week July 10th and July 16th.

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

The music chart in the USA on July 12, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 10th and July 16th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Shadow Dancing
  2. - Baker Street
  3. - Take A Chance On Me
  4. - Use Ta Be My Girl
  5. - Still The Same

July 12, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on July 12, 1978 was You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, according to the music chart for the week July 10th and July 16th.

July 12, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on July 12, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 10th and July 16th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - You're The One That I Want
  2. - The Smurf Song
  3. - Dancin' In The City
  4. - Substitute
  5. - Airport

July 12, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on July 12, 1978 was Close The Door by Teddy Pendergrass, according to the R&B music chart for the week July 10th and July 16th.

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

The R&B music chart on July 12, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week July 10th and July 16th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Close The Door
  2. - Stuff Like That
  3. - You And I
  4. - Boogie Oogie Oogie
  5. - Runaway Love

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July 12, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on July 12, 1978 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Peter Frampton, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb

Country: United States of America

Ecce bombo

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

International Velvet

International Velvet

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Tatum O'Neal, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Hopkins, Nanette Newman

Blue Movie

Blue Movie

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Alberto Cavallone

Starring: Leda Simonetti, Patrizia Funari, Danielle Dugas, Claude Maran, Joseph Dickson

Country: Italy

Cyclone

Cyclone

Release year: 1978

Directed by: René Cardona Jr.

Starring: Arthur Kennedy, Carroll Baker, Lionel Stander, Andrés García

July 12, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on July 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:

Heiter bis wolkig

Heiter bis wolkig

Release year: 1978

Dallas

Dallas

Release year: 1978

Country: United States of America

July 12, 1978: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on July 12, 1978 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

The Amityville Horror

By:

The Lutz family moved into their new Long Island home in suburban Long Island in December 1975. George and Kathleen Lutz were aware that Ronald DeFeo had murdered his brothers and parents one year prior.

Metropolitan Life by Fran Lebowitz

Metropolitan Life

By:

Metropolitan Life [Hardcover]

The Women'S Room by Marilyn French

The Women'S Room

By:

The bestseller of twenty-one million copies is now available again for a new generation. First published in 1977, The Women's Room was an original novel that explored the inner lives and experiences of women.

The Only Investment Guide You'Ll Ever Need by Andrew Tobias

The Only Investment Guide You'Ll Ever Need

By:

Over thirty years, The Only Investment Guide You Will Ever Need has been a popular finance guide that has won the loyalty of over a million people across the United States.

The Final Conclave by Malachi Martin

The Final Conclave

By:

The Final Conclave

July 12, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on July 12, 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

Tournament Table

Tournament Table

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Sky Diver

Sky Diver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blasto

Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

history

Who was the US President on July 12, 1978?

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

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

On July 12, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 12, 1978?

On July 12, 1978 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about July 12th?

July 12th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 12th day of the month of July. 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 July 12th, such as:

  • 2019 - Asasey hotel attack: at least 26 people, including two journalists and nine foreigners, were killed in a car bombing and gun attack at the hotel in kismayo (somalia).
  • 2018 - 2018 japan floods: heavy rains in japan cause death tolls of 209 and 28 respectively.
  • 2017 - Monkey selfie: a case is being heard by the united states court of appeals in san francisco concerning whether or not a celebes crested macaque owns its selfie.

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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 July 1978?

July 1978 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with July being the 7th 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 July 1978 calendar looked like.

Wednesday July 12, 1978