Saturday May 13, 1978: on this day

About May 13th, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: Angel closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • Day of the week: May 13th, 1978 was a Saturday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Robert Pattinson, Debby Ryan
  • 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 13th, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on May 13th, 1978.

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What day of the week was May 13, 1978?


May 13, 1978 was a Saturday and it was the 133rd day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 13, 1978 can also be written as 5/13/1978 in the US and as 13/5/1978 in UK and Europe.

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May 13, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 13, 1978:

  • Angel closes at minskoff theater nyc after 5 performances
  • Runaways opens at plymouth theater nyc for 199 performances
  • Musical runaways with elizabeth swados premieres in new york city
  • Joie chitwood drives a chevette 5.6 miles on just two (side) wheels.
  • Henry rono of kenya sets record for 3,000 metre steeplechase (8:05.4).

May 13, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

LIFE Magazine

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May 13, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 13th 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 13, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 13, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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May 13, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 13, 1978 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 13, 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 13, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 39% full, rising at 10:58 am and setting at 01:05 am.

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 13, 1978?


Famous people born on May 13, 1978:

  • Avey Tare

    Avey Tare is the co-founder of the experimental rock band Animal Collective and has also launched several successful business ventures.

  • Barry Zito

    American baseball player.

  • Mike Bibby

    American basketball coach and player.

  • Letha Dare

    Letha Dare was a professional wrestler known for her agility and strength in the ring.

  • Alvira Khan

    Renowned astronomer known for her work on black holes.

  • Brooke Anderson

    American journalist.

  • Ryan Bukvich

    American baseball player.

  • Dilshan Vitharana

    Sri lankan cricketer.

  • Germán Magariños

    Argentinian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter.

  • Nuwan Zoysa

    Sri lankan cricketer.

  • Jason Biggs

    Actor.

  • Steve Mildenhall

    English footballer.

  • Alex Ebert

    Musician.

  • Malin Akerman

    Actress.

  • Milivoje Lazić
  • Serghei Pogreban
  • Lucas Valdemarín
  • Patrick Hughes

Whose famous birthday is on May 13th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 13th:

  • Robert Pattinson
    Robert Pattinson

    An actor, model, musician, and producer from england.

  • Debby Ryan
    Debby Ryan

    Debby ryan is an american actress known for her role in the disney channel series 'jessie' and the netflix series 'insatiable'.

  • Bea Arthur
    Bea Arthur

    Bea arthur was a tv actress best known for her roles in the sitcoms 'maude' and 'the golden girls'.

  • Stephen Colbert
    Stephen Colbert

    American political comedian, writer, comedian and television host.

  • Dennis Rodman
    Dennis Rodman

    American basketball player, an american athlete.

  • Harvey Keitel
    Harvey Keitel

    American actor and producer.

  • Ritchie Valens
    Ritchie Valens

    After renting a hall to perform a gig, he was "discovered" and signed with a talent agency.

  • Sunny Leone
    Sunny Leone

    Canadian american actress, model, and pornstar.

  • Iwan Rheon
    Iwan Rheon

    Welsh stage/television actor, and welsh singer.

  • Joe Louis
    Joe Louis

    American heavyweight boxer.

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How old is someone born on May 13, 1978?


Someone born on May 13, 1978 is:

46 years 1 month old,

or 553 months and 8 days old,

or 2405 weeks and 6 days old,

or 16841 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 13, 1978?

There are 326 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday May 13th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 13, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on May 13, 1978.

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May 13, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 13, 1978:

  • Guillaume Lieb
  • Jan Heřmánek
  • Giuseppe Tommaso Gangale
  • Práxedes Giner
  • Juan Criado

What famous deaths happened on May 13th?

Famous deaths on May 13th:

  • Gary Cooper
    Gary Cooper

    American actor who rose to fame after his appearance in "sergeant york" in 1941.

  • Doris Day
    Doris Day

    American singer and actress; known worldwide as the world's favorite virgin, on-screen since 1948.

  • Margot Kidder
    Margot Kidder

    Margot kidder was a canadian-american actress best known for her iconic role as lois lane in the superman film series.

  • Leatrice Joy
    Leatrice Joy

    Silent screen star, dies in riverdale (bronx) new york city, new york at age 91.

  • Dan Blocker
    Dan Blocker

    Texas, united states -- actor (tiny-cimarron city, hoss-bonanza).

  • Wealthy Astor

    Dedicated to promoting the arts and preserving cultural heritage.

  • Malik Bendjelloul

    Malik Bendjelloul was a Swedish filmmaker who won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for his film 'Searching for Sugar Man'.

  • Malik Ambar

    Malik Ambar was a prominent Ethiopian writer known for his literary works during the 16th century.

  • Kathleen Kennedy

    Kathleen Kennedy was a member of the famous Kennedy family and served as a socialite and diplomat.

  • Amais Mabini

    Renowned Filipino painter known for his vibrant landscapes and portraits.

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May 13, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 13, 1978:

  • Our Lady of Fatima
  • Rotuma Day in Fiji.
  • World Fair Trade Day (2006).
  • Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
  • Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).

Saints celebrated on May 13, 1978:

  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
  • Saint Rolanda
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May 13, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 13, 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 13, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 13, 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 13, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 13, 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 13, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on May 13, 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 13, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on May 13, 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 13, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 13, 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 13, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 13, 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 13, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 13, 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 13, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 13, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Superman

Superman

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Atari

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Canyon Bomber

Canyon Bomber

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Depth Charge

Depth Charge

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: The Elektrik Keyboard

Basketball

Basketball

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Atari

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Who was the US President on May 13, 1978?

On May 13, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 13, 1978?

On May 13, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 13, 1978?

On May 13, 1978 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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Back in 1978

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What is special about May 13th?

May 13th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 13th 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 13th, such as:

  • 2019 - Gulf of oman incident. iran-united states relations, united arab emirates – iran relations. the united states maritime administration (marad), issues a new alert for all ships passing fujairah off the coast of the united arab emirates. this alert is in response to "acts of sabotage" that have been rising amid increased tensions between iran and the united states.
  • 2018 - Terrorism and violence in indonesia: surabaya bombings result in at least 13 deaths and over 40 injuries in a series suicide bombings that took place at three churches in surabaya in indonesia.
  • 2017 - Insurgency in balochistan. gunmen open fire upon construction workers at gwadar port, pakistan. at least 10 people were killed. this attack was claimed by the balochistan liberation army.

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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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Saturday May 13, 1978