Friday August 18, 1978: on this day

About August 18th, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: Memphis Tenn settles with striking police officers and firefighters
  • Day of the week: August 18th, 1978 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Robert Redford, Mae West
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #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: Ecce bombo directed by Nanni Moretti

More about August 18th, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on August 18th, 1978.

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What day of the week was August 18, 1978?


August 18, 1978 was a Friday and it was the 230th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 18, 1978 can also be written as 8/18/1978 in the US and as 18/8/1978 in UK and Europe.

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August 18, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 18, 1978:

  • Memphis tenn settles with striking police officers and firefighters

August 18, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 18, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 18th 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 18, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 18, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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August 18, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 18, 1978 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 18, 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 18, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 98% full, rising at 07:56 pm and setting at 07:30 am.

The previous full moon was on Jul 20, 1978 while the next full moon would come on Sep 16, 1978.

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Who was born on August 18, 1978?


Famous people born on August 18, 1978:

  • Andy Samberg
    Andy Samberg

    Andy samberg is an american comedian known for his work on the comedy sketch show 'saturday night live' and for co-founding the comedy group...

  • Ebon Moss-Bachrach
    Ebon Moss-Bachrach

    Ebon moss-bachrach is an american actor known for his role as desi harperin in the tv series girls.

  • Muslima Akhtar

    Muslima Akhtar is a renowned business consultant who has helped numerous companies in the Middle East achieve their growth objectives.

  • Shrinika Raghavan

    Shrinika Raghavan is an acclaimed Indian playwright whose works explore themes of identity, culture, and social justice.

  • Seara Patel

    Seara Patel is a renowned business consultant and the founder of a successful consulting firm in the United Kingdom.

  • Izzac Sharma

    Izzac Sharma is a renowned business consultant who has helped numerous startups and established companies achieve their growth goals.

  • Janard Pitts

    Janard Pitts was an American football defensive back who played in the National Football League.

  • Janilah Haque

    Janilah Haque is a Bangladeshi playwright whose plays often tackle social and political issues.

  • Kalid Naji

    Kalid Naji is a Yemeni journalist and human rights activist who has reported on the ongoing conflict in Yemen.

  • Steven Chen

    Co-founded YouTube, one of the most popular video-sharing platforms on the internet.

  • Luke Williams

    Welsh musician (quinoline yellow).

  • Tony Sampson
  • Jonathan Guilmette
  • Sachiko Ishikawa
  • Sjarhej Cichanoŭskij
  • Sofiane Melliti
  • Buddy Farah

Whose famous birthday is on August 18th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 18th:

  • Robert Redford
    Robert Redford

    American actor, director, environmental activist.

  • Mae West
    Mae West

    Mae west was an american actress, playwright, and screenwriter known for her bawdy and witty persona, and her iconic roles in films such as...

  • Kaitlin Olson
    Kaitlin Olson

    Kaitlin Olson is an American actress and comedian, best known for her role as Dee Reynolds on the FX/FXX sitcom 'It's Always Sunny in...

  • Patrick Swayze
    Patrick Swayze

    American stage, tv and film actor, dancer, choreographer, and sex symbol.

  • Edward Norton
    Edward Norton

    American actor, director, writer, and producer best known for his extraordinary dramatic range.

  • Christian Slater
    Christian Slater

    Christian slater is an american actor known for his roles in films such as heathers, true romance, and mr.

  • Alex Honnold
    Alex Honnold

    Alex honnold is a renowned rock climber known for his free solo ascents of big walls, particularly his historic climb of el capitan in...

  • Roman Polanski
    Roman Polanski

    French director of film, well-known in france and america for his works such as "chinatown" and "rosemary's baby".

  • Denis Leary
    Denis Leary

    American actor.

  • Madeleine Stowe
    Madeleine Stowe

    Madeleine Stowe is an American actress known for her roles in films such as 'The Last of the Mohicans', 'Twelve Monkeys', and 'The General's...

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How old is someone born on August 18, 1978?


Someone born on August 18, 1978 is:

45 years 9 months old,

or 549 months and 26 days old,

or 2390 weeks and 6 days old,

or 16736 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 18, 1978?

There are 66 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday August 18th 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 18, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 18, 1978.

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August 18, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


What famous deaths happened on August 18th?

Famous deaths on August 18th:

  • Persis Khambatta
    Persis Khambatta

    East indian actress and model who made her modeling debut when she was just 13.

  • Mildred Davis
    Mildred Davis

    Actress (haunted spooks), passes away from coronary at the age of 68.

  • Robert Novak
    Robert Novak

    American journalist and commentator (born in 1931).

  • Ben Cross
    Ben Cross

    English stage and film actor (b. 1947).

  • John Kerr
    John Kerr

    18th governor general of australia, an australian politician (d. 1991).

  • Beverly Bayne
    Beverly Bayne

    Actress (romeo & juliet: passionate youth), died at 87.

  • Kafi Annan

    Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

  • Brigitt Haque

    Pioneering journalist and human rights activist who made significant contributions to investigative journalism.

  • Walter Chrysler

    American industrialist who founded chrysler corporation.

  • Tola Rotimi

    Renowned Nigerian playwright and director.

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August 18, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 18, 1978:

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
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August 18, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 18, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 14th and August 20th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


August 18, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 18, 1978 was Three Times A Lady by Commodores, according to the music chart for the week August 14th and August 20th.

August 18, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 18, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 14th and August 20th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Three Times A Lady
  2. - Grease
  3. - Last Dance
  4. - Miss You
  5. - Hot Blooded

August 18, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 18, 1978 was You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, according to the music chart for the week August 14th and August 20th.

August 18, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 18, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 14th and August 20th. 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 18, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 18, 1978 was Three Times A Lady by Commodores, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 14th and August 20th.

August 18, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 18, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week August 14th and August 20th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Three Times A Lady
  2. - Boogie Oogie Oogie
  3. - You And I
  4. - Get Off
  5. - Shake And Dance

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August 18, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 18, 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 18, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 18, 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.

MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

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

Basketball

Basketball

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Atari

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Who was the US President on August 18, 1978?

On August 18, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 18, 1978?

On August 18, 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 18th?

August 18th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 18th 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 18th, such as:

  • 2018 - Russian president vladimir putin attends karin kneissl, austria's foreign minister (fpo), and wolfgang malinger, a businessman.
  • 2017 - Following the 2017 barcelona attacks, five terrorist suspects were killed by catalan police in cambrils. they were responding to a second van attack. although the police initially reported that the attackers were wearing explosive vests they later found out that they were fakes.
  • 2016 - Conflict between kurdish and turkish kurds (2015-present). three bombings that targeted police and military killed at least 12 and left 219 people wounded in southeast turkey.

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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.

Discover how August 1978 calendar looked like.

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