Monday May 15, 1978: on this day

About May 15th, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: Students of the University of Tehran riot in Tabriz the army stops the riot.
  • Day of the week: May 15th, 1978 was a Monday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Madhuri Dixit, L. Frank Baum
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: With A Little Luck by Wings
  • #1 UK song: Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M
  • Popular movie: I Spit on Your Grave directed by Meir Zarchi

More about May 15th, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on May 15th, 1978.

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What day of the week was May 15, 1978?


May 15, 1978 was a Monday and it was the 135th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 15, 1978 can also be written as 5/15/1978 in the US and as 15/5/1978 in UK and Europe.

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May 15, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 15, 1978:

  • Students of the university of tehran riot in tabriz the army stops the riot.

May 15, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

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


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

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 15, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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


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

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 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 May 15, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 59% full, rising at 12:51 pm and setting at 02:11 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 15, 1978?


Famous people born on May 15, 1978:

  • David Krumholtz
    David Krumholtz

    David krumholtz is an american actor and producer known for his roles in movies and tv shows such as 'the santa clause' and 'numb3rs'.

  • Caroline Dhavernas
    Caroline Dhavernas

    Caroline dhavernas is a canadian actress known for her roles in tv series such as wonderfalls and hannibal.

  • Zhi Wang

    Zhi Wang is the founder and CEO of Xiaomi, a leading Chinese electronics and software company.

  • Gyanna Agarwal

    Gyanna Agarwal is a renowned Indian philanthropist who has dedicated her life to supporting various social and charitable causes.

  • Citlalic Tonantzin

    Renowned poet known for her evocative verses inspired by indigenous Mexican culture.

  • Crewe Crane

    Innovative software engineer known for developing cutting-edge algorithms.

  • Jeilani Ali

    Founder of a successful tech startup.

  • Abdirahim Isse

    Award-winning Somali journalist known for his investigative reporting.

  • Kimimila Twobulls

    Founder of a successful tech startup.

  • Exander Ford

    Renowned investigative journalist known for uncovering political scandals.

  • Linas Jegelevičius

    Award-winning investigative journalist known for his in-depth reporting on political corruption.

  • Leeloo Miralda

    Award-winning investigative journalist known for uncovering corruption in politics.

  • Shameer Khan

    Founder of a successful tech startup.

  • Osaze Osemwengie

    Tech entrepreneur known for innovative solutions.

  • Gali

    Renowned singer-songwriter known for hit singles.

  • Zehava Lerner

    Successful tech entrepreneur and founder of a startup.

  • Shresta Khanal

    Former Prime Minister of Nepal.

  • Joleena Trudeau

    Canadian politician serving as a Member of Parliament.

  • Yakub Khan

    Renowned for developing innovative algorithms in artificial intelligence.

  • Stran Kurdish

    Kurdish politician known for advocating for Kurdish rights.

Whose famous birthday is on May 15th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 15th:

  • Madhuri Dixit
    Madhuri Dixit

    Madhuri dixit is an indian actress known for her iconic performances in bollywood films such as dil to pagal hai, devdas, and hum aapke hain...

  • L. Frank Baum
    L. Frank Baum

    L.

  • Andy Murray
    Andy Murray

    Scottish professional tennis player, ranked no.

  • James Mason
    James Mason

    England, united kingdom -- actor.

  • Ayub Khan
    Ayub Khan

    Ayub khan was a pakistani statesman who served as the second president of pakistan, known for his military dictatorship and economic...

  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler
    Jamie-Lynn Sigler

    Jamie-lynn sigler is an american actress and singer best known for her role as meadow soprano on the television series the sopranos.

  • Madeleine Albright
    Madeleine Albright

    Czech-american political scientist, government employee, and the first woman to be named secretary of state in december 1996.

  • Ursula Thiess
    Ursula Thiess

    German actress who has been seen onscreen since 1953, in leading roles in mainly german films.

  • Chazz Palminteri
    Chazz Palminteri

    American screenwriter and producer of actor directors.

  • Joseph Cotten
    Joseph Cotten

    American actor on the radio, film and stage.

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How old is someone born on May 15, 1978?


Someone born on May 15, 1978 is:

46 years 1 month old,

or 553 months and 6 days old,

or 2405 weeks and 4 days old,

or 16839 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 15, 1978?

There are 328 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday May 15th 2025.

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

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

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


Famous people died on May 15, 1978:

  • Maryna Lisowska

    Renowned Polish painter known for her vibrant landscapes and still life compositions.

  • Awesome Wells

    Renowned for abstract artistry.

  • George Woodruff

    American poet recognized for his lyrical and introspective poetry.

  • Leola Wheeler

    Renowned author known for her captivating novels.

  • Miracle

    Renowned magician known for his incredible illusions.

  • Hadleigh

    Hadleigh Gurney was a British politician known for his contributions to social welfare policies.

  • Robert Menzies

    Australian lawyer and politician, 12th prime minister of australia (b. 1894).

  • Friedrich Müller
  • Dorothy Coburn
  • Umberto Fiore
  • Maurice Olivier
  • Kurt Stössel

What famous deaths happened on May 15th?

Famous deaths on May 15th:

  • Bekim Fehmiu
    Bekim Fehmiu

    Bekim Fehmiu was a renowned Yugoslav actor and entrepreneur who founded several successful businesses.

  • June Carter Cash
    June Carter Cash

    American singer and musician (born 1929).

  • Fred Willard
    Fred Willard

    Fred willard is an american comedian known for his roles in comedic films and tv shows, including 'anchorman' and 'best in show'.

  • Gilbert Roland
    Gilbert Roland

    Mexican-american actor armand in camille, who was born 1905, dies.

  • Tyrone Guthrie
    Tyrone Guthrie

    British producer, director, and writer (born 1900).

  • Andrew Duggan
    Andrew Duggan

    Actor (jigsaw firehouse), is diagnosed with cancer at the age of 64.

  • Wynne Gibson
    Wynne Gibson

    Actor (night after night, aggie appleby).

  • Chaselyn Dickinson

    Chaselyn Dickinson was a highly influential American poet of the 19th century, known for her unique and innovative poetic style that...

  • Emily Dickinson

    American poet, widely regarded as the greatest female poet of english.

  • Adalei Dickinson

    Adalei Dickinson was a pioneering American poet known for her innovative and introspective style.

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


Holidays on May 15, 1978:

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
  • Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
  • United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
  • International day of families.
  • Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
  • Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.

Saints celebrated on May 15, 1978:

  • Saint Dymphna
  • Saint Achillius
  • Saint Gerebern
  • Saint Isidore the Labourer
  • Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
  • Saint Reticius
  • Saint Denise
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May 15, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 15, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 15th and May 21st. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


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

The number 1 song in the USA on May 15, 1978 was With A Little Luck by Wings, according to the music chart for the week May 15th and May 21st.

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

The music chart in the USA on May 15, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 15th and May 21st. It included the following Top 5 songs:

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

May 15, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on May 15, 1978 was Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M, according to the music chart for the week May 15th and May 21st.

May 15, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on May 15, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 15th and May 21st. 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 15, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 15, 1978 was Take Me To The Next Phase by The Isley Brothers, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 15th and May 21st.

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

The R&B music chart on May 15, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 15th and May 21st. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

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

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May 15, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 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

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

The most popular videogames on May 15, 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

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

Space Invaders

Space Invaders

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Fixed shooter

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

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Who was the US President on May 15, 1978?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 15, 1978?

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

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Back in 1978

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What is special about May 15th?

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

  • 2019 - In an ambush close to the malian border, at least 17 niger armed forces soldiers were killed by militants. six more soldiers have been evacuated to hospital, while 11 others are still missing. none of the groups has claimed responsibility.
  • 2018 - 2018 gaza border protests. the israeli army reported that around 4,000 palestinians are protesting at five locations near the gaza border. they were throwing molotov cocktails at soldiers and setting fire to cars. two protesters are killed by the israeli army. more than 100 others are injured or injures by live fire and teargas.
  • 2017 - Western digital files an arbitration appeal to stop toshiba memory, its chip-making partner, from selling toshiba memory.

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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.

Discover how May 1978 calendar looked like.

Monday May 15, 1978