Saturday July 15, 1978: on this day

July 15, 1978 was the 196th day of the year 1978, under the sign of Cancer and the day of the week was Saturday.

Is July 15, 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 15, 1978, who was born and died on July 15, 1978, what holidays and observances are celebrated on July 15, 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 15th, 1978 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was July 15, 1978?


July 15, 1978 was a Saturday and it was the 196th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

July 15, 1978 can also be written as 7/15/1978 in the US and as 15/7/1978 in UK and Europe.

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July 15, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on July 15, 1978:

  • 107th british golf open: jack nicklaus shoots a 281 at st. andrews

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July 15, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for July 15th 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 15, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for July 15, 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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Discover the planets positions on July 15th, 1978 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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July 15, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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79%

The moon phase on July 15, 1978 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on July 15, 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 15, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 79% full, rising at 03:40 pm and setting at 02:15 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 15, 1978?


Famous people born on July 15, 1978:

  • Kalix Zhao

    Kalix Zhao is a renowned computer scientist known for his contributions to the field of artificial intelligence.

  • Virlan Jones

    American actor known for his roles in action films.

  • Zanovia Photographer

    Zanovia Photographer is an acclaimed photographer known for her captivating and thought-provoking images.

  • Decari Taylor

    Decari Taylor is a respected politician who has served in local government for over a decade.

  • Luchiano Spadaccini

    Active politician advocating for social justice and equality.

  • Soriyah Zaki

    Soriyah Zaki is a renowned mathematician who has made significant contributions to the field of number theory.

  • Yashar Khan

    Indian author known for his contemporary fiction and social commentary.

  • Zakeria Ahmed

    Zakeria Ahmed is a renowned mathematician who has made significant contributions to the field of computational geometry.

  • Kenyatta Hicks

    Kenyatta Hicks is a renowned mathematician who has made significant contributions to the field of computational geometry.

  • Lakea Simmons

    Lakea Simmons is a successful entrepreneur who founded a thriving technology startup.

  • Lavante Taylor

    Lavante Taylor is a state representative focused on education reform and improving access to healthcare.

  • Zayin Elbaz

    Zayin Elbaz is a prominent activist known for his advocacy of human rights and social justice.

  • Dameian Nguyen

    Dameian Nguyen is a state representative known for his work on environmental and energy policy.

  • Mishawn Thompson

    Mishawn Thompson is a state senator who has championed education reform and healthcare initiatives.

  • Karington Lee

    Karington Lee is a prominent political activist known for their advocacy on social and environmental issues.

  • Tomia Patel

    Tomia Patel is an Indian politician and member of the Lok Sabha.

  • Layson Gutierrez

    Layson Gutierrez is a member of the state legislature, representing a district in the Midwest.

  • Arnika Nguyen

    Arnika Nguyen is a Vietnamese politician and member of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

  • Enid Huston

    Enid Huston is a software engineer known for her contributions to software development.

  • Vijay Shekhar Sharma

    Founder of Paytm, a leading Indian digital payments platform.

Whose famous birthday is on July 15th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on July 15th:

  • Olly Alexander
    Olly Alexander

    British actor and lead singer of the band Years & Years, known for his role in the TV series 'It's a Sin'.

  • Shweta Tripathi
    Shweta Tripathi

    Shweta Tripathi is an Indian actress and former journalist, known for her work in films like 'Masaan' and 'Haraamkhor'.

  • Diane Kruger
    Diane Kruger

    German actress and former model.

  • Brigitte Nielsen
    Brigitte Nielsen

    Danish actress, whose screen credits include "red sonja" and "beverly hills cop ii.

  • Taylor Kinney
    Taylor Kinney

    Taylor Kinney is an American actor known for his roles in television shows such as Chicago Fire and The Vampire Diaries.

  • Vincent Lindon
    Vincent Lindon

    Vincent Lindon is a French actor and politician who has served as a member of the European Parliament since 2019.

  • Arianna Huffington
    Arianna Huffington

    Greek-american web entrepreneur, syndicated columnist and author of seven books.

  • Brian Austin Green
    Brian Austin Green

    Brian austin green is an american actor known for his role as david silver in the television series beverly hills, 90210.

  • Jesse Ventura
    Jesse Ventura

    American politician and former professional wrestler.

  • Forest Whitaker
    Forest Whitaker

    American actor, who was nominated for an oscar for best actor for his portrayal as idi amin in "the last king of scotland" on february 26,...

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July 15, 1978: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 45 years 9 months old,

or 549 months and 7 days old,

or 2388 weeks and 2 days old,

or 16718 days old,

if you were born on July 15, 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 15, 1978?

There are 84 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday July 15th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on July 15, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on July 15, 1978.

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July 15, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on July 15, 1978:

  • Jenő Konrád

What famous deaths happened on July 15th?

Famous deaths on July 15th:

  • Martin Landau
    Martin Landau

    He was an american actor who appeared in more than 500 episodes of tv and is also a well-known figure in movies.

  • Bert Convy
    Bert Convy

    St. louis, missouri -- actor.

  • Celeste Holm
    Celeste Holm

    American singer, actress, pianist, and entertainer, born to norwegian parents.

  • Dana Hill
    Dana Hill

    Actress (vacation), is killed at 32.

  • Margaret Lockwood
    Margaret Lockwood

    Indian-born british actress, well-known for her performances in film and on stage.

  • Googie Withers
    Googie Withers

    Karachi, india -- actress (1 our aircraft is lost).

  • Tsilla Chelton
    Tsilla Chelton

    Tsilla chelton was a french actress known for her role as the cantankerous grandmother in the film 'tatie danielle'.

  • Lawrence Tibbett
    Lawrence Tibbett

    American baritone operatic singer.

  • Rudolph Schildkraut
    Rudolph Schildkraut

    American actor born in istanbul (born 1930).

  • Artemisia Gentileschi

    Renowned Italian Baroque painter known for her powerful depictions of women from myth and the Bible.

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July 15, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on July 15, 1978:

  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
  • Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
  • Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
  • Botswana - President's Day
  • Brazil - International Men's Day

Observances on July 15, 1978:

  • World Youth Skills Day

Saints celebrated on July 15, 1978:

  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Saint Donald's feast day
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July 15, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on July 15, 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 15, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on July 15, 1978 was Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb, according to the music chart for the week July 10th and July 16th.

July 15, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on July 15, 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 15, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on July 15, 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 15, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on July 15, 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 15, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on July 15, 1978 was Close The Door by Teddy Pendergrass, according to the R&B music chart for the week July 10th and July 16th.

July 15, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on July 15, 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 15, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on July 15, 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 15, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on July 15, 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 15, 1978: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on July 15, 1978 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

The Silmarillion

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"Majestic! . . . The Silmarillion will appeal to readers of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. It contains medieval romances, fairy tales and even more brutal wars that ring with heraldic fury.

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.

Stained Glass by William F. Buckley Jr

Stained Glass

By:

Blackford Oakes is back! Blackford Oakes returns!

The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx

The Complete Book Of Running

By:

This article discusses the psychological benefits of running. It also addresses self-esteem and how running can help you cope with tension and pressure.

Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet

Gnomes

By:

This collector's edition celebrates the 35th anniversary celebrations of Gnomes, a delightful classic.

July 15, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on July 15, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Video Pinball

Video Pinball

Platform: Dedicated console, Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Atari Football

Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

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

history

Who was the US President on July 15, 1978?

On July 15, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 15, 1978?

On July 15, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 15, 1978?

On July 15, 1978 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about July 15th?

July 15th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 15th 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 15th, such as:

  • 2019 - Three people were arrested following a police raid on a neo nazi group in northern italy. during the operation, three people were arrested for possessing sophisticated weaponry including a matra super 530f air-to-air missile.
  • 2018 - Protests in iraq 2015-2018: 16 people were killed or seriously injured during demonstrations in muthanna province (iraq), and 33 others were arrested.
  • 2017 - A stampede that broke out at a football stadium near dakar, senegal has claimed the lives of eight people. it started when police used tear gas to stop a fight between rival teams' fans.

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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.

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