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What day of the week was April 21, 1978?


April 21, 1978 was a Friday and it was the 111th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 21, 1978 can also be written as 4/21/1978 in the US and as 21/4/1978 in UK and Europe.

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April 21, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 21st 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 April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus.

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April 21, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 21, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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April 21, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on April 21, 1978 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 21, 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 April 21, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 99% full, rising at 05:13 pm and setting at 04:53 am.

The previous full moon was on Mar 24, 1978 while the next full moon would come on Apr 23, 1978.

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Who was born on April 21, 1978?


Famous people born on April 21, 1978:

  • Rebecca Makkai

    Rebecca makkai is an american novelist known for her critically acclaimed works such as 'the great believers' and 'the borrower'.

  • Jukka Nevalainen

    Jukka nevalainen is a finnish drummer best known as a former member of the symphonic metal band nightwish.

  • Reno irvine

    Reno Irvine is a talented musician known for his contributions to the music industry.

  • Melissa Coish

    Miss new hampshire teen-usa (1996).

  • Avi Phillips

    Ontario, canada -- actor (maniac mansion).

  • Aimee Delatte

    Miss arkansas teen-usa (1996).

  • Yuliya Pechonkina

    Russian hurdler.

  • Branden Steineckert

    American drummer (the used and rancid).

  • Jacob Burns

    Australian footballer.

  • Frate Alessandro
  • Matteo Serafini
  • Eirik Dybendal
  • Julija Pečënkina
  • Riccardo Pinzani
  • Ricardo Ribeiro Fernandes
  • Léo Condé
  • Glen Berry

Whose famous birthday is on April 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 21st:

  • Elizabeth II
    Elizabeth II

    Elizabeth ii is the queen of the united kingdom and other commonwealth realms, and the longest-reigning monarch in british history.

  • Tony Danza
    Tony Danza

    Tony danza is an american actor best known for his roles in the tv shows 'taxi' and 'who's the boss?'.

  • James McAvoy
    James McAvoy

    Scottish actor, most well-known for his roles in "chronicles of narnia: the lion, the witch and the wardrobe", and "wanted", as well as...

  • Iggy Pop
    Iggy Pop

    American musician, a punk rocker.

  • Christian Coma
    Christian Coma

    Christian coma is a drummer best known for his work with the rock band black veil brides.

  • Rollo May
    Rollo May

    American psychoanalyst, lecturer and pioneer in existential psychology.

  • Charles Grodin
    Charles Grodin

    American actor and talk show host (d. 2021).

  • Alana Ladd
    Alana Ladd

    American celebrity and one of the four children of actor alan ladd.

  • Claire Denis
    Claire Denis

    Paris, france -- actress (boom boom chocolat, paris).

  • John Mortimer
    John Mortimer

    British screenwriter, barrister and author.

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How old is someone born on April 21, 1978?


Someone born on April 21, 1978 is:

46 years and 28 days old,

or 552 months and 28 days old,

or 2404 weeks and 2 days old,

or 16830 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 21, 1978?

There are 337 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday April 21st 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 21, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on April 21, 1978.

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April 21, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on April 21, 1978:

  • Sandy Denny

    British singer, songwriter, and recording artist "fairport convention" since 5/68.

  • Thomas Wyatt Turner

    American biologist and academic (b. 1877).

  • Angelo Maria Ripellino
  • Robert de Nesle

What famous deaths happened on April 21st?

Famous deaths on April 21st:

  • Nina Simone
    Nina Simone

    American jazz singer.

  • Ursula Jeans
    Ursula Jeans

    Simla, india -- actress ("i lived with you, over the moon").

  • James Melton
    James Melton

    American operatic tenor, of pneumonia at 56.

  • Charles 'Buddy' Rogers
    Charles 'Buddy' Rogers

    American actor and musician (born in 1904).

  • Mark Twain

    Mark Twain was a renowned American author known for his classic novels such as 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' and 'Adventures of Huckleberry...

  • Lymon Twain

    Lymon Twain was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.

  • Mackinsey Twain

    Mackinsey Twain was a celebrated American writer and humorist, known for his iconic novels 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' and 'The...

  • Oaks Twain

    Oaks Twain was a celebrated American novelist and humorist, best known for his classic works such as 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'.

  • Rmoni Simone

    Renowned American singer and civil rights activist.

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April 21, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on April 21, 1978:

  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Texas-San Jacinto Day
  • Grounation Day in Rastafari movement.
  • Sunni Islam - Mawlid, Prophet Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Roman Empire - the Parilia was held in honor of Pales.
  • Tiradentes - Brazil.
  • Bahá'f Faith - First day of the festival of Ridván.

Observances on April 21, 1978:

  • World Creativity and Innovation Day

Saints celebrated on April 21, 1978:

  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
  • Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
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April 21, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on April 21, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week April 17th and April 23rd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


April 21, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on April 21, 1978 was Night Fever by Bee Gees, according to the music chart for the week April 17th and April 23rd.

April 21, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on April 21, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 17th and April 23rd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Night Fever
  2. - If I Can't Have You
  3. - Can't Smile Without You
  4. - Lay Down Sally
  5. - The Closer I Get To You

April 21, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on April 21, 1978 was Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs by Brian & Michael, according to the music chart for the week April 17th and April 23rd.

April 21, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on April 21, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 17th and April 23rd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs
  2. - I Wonder Why
  3. - Denis
  4. - If You Can't Give Me Love

April 21, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on April 21, 1978 was Too Much, Too Little, Too Late by Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams, according to the R&B music chart for the week April 17th and April 23rd.

April 21, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on April 21, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week April 17th and April 23rd. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
  2. - The Closer I Get To You
  3. - Bootzilla
  4. - On Broadway
  5. - Dance With Me

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April 21, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on April 21, 1978 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

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

Blue Movie

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Alberto Cavallone

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

Country: Italy

F.I.S.T

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle, Melinda Dillon

Country: United States of America

Besharam

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Deven Verma

Starring: Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Bindu, Helen

Boarding School

Release year: 1978

Directed by: André Farwagi

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Gerry Sundquist, Stefano D'Amato, Gabriele Blum

April 21, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on April 21, 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:

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

Vega$

Vega$

Release year: 1978

Country: United States of America

April 21, 1978: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on April 21, 1978 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Women'S Room by Marilyn French

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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 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 Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden

The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady

By:

This facsimile reproduction is of the 1906 naturalist's journal. Edith Holden documented in words and pictures the British countryside's flora, fauna, and changes throughout the year.

Whistle by James Jones

Whistle

By:

Includes "Notes From the Editors" flyer. Brown leather, with gilt decoration on the spine and boards, satin moire endpapers, guided pages, raised bands along spine, and sewn in satin bookmark.

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.

April 21, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on April 21, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Star Ship

Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Cosmic Conflict

Cosmic Conflict

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

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Magnavox / Philips

Adventureland

Adventureland

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II series, Atari 8-bit, TI-99/4A, Commodore PET, Commodore 64, IBM-PC, Commodore VIC-20, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64, Exidy Sorcerer

Genre: Interactive Fiction

Publisher: Adventure International

Frogs

Frogs

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action / Platform

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin

Basketball

Basketball

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Atari

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Who was the US President on April 21, 1978?

On April 21, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 21, 1978?

On April 21, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 21, 1978?

On April 21, 1978 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about April 21st?

April 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st day of the month of April. 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 April 21st, such as:

  • 2019 - At least 359 people were killed and 500 more injured in a series of explosions that occurred at churches and hotels in four locations in sri lanka. since then, isil has claimed responsibility for the attacks.
  • 2018 - 2018 gaza border protests. ambassador to the united nations for palestine riyad mensour said diplomats would ask the un for an investigation into the violence.
  • 2017 - Afghanistan war: 2017 camp shaheen attack: taliban insurgents attacked an afghan military base at mazar-e-sharif in balkh province, killing over 140 soldiers. this attack is regarded as the most deadly of its kind (bbc).

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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 April 1978?

April 1978 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with April being the 4th 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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