Friday July 21, 1978: on this day

July 21, 1978 was the 202nd day of the year 1978, under the sign of Cancer and the day of the week was Friday.

Is July 21, 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 21, 1978, who was born and died on July 21, 1978, what holidays and observances are celebrated on July 21, 1978, which were the most popular songs (ex. Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb), movies (e.g. Animal House, directed by John Landis), 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 21st, 1978 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was July 21, 1978?


July 21, 1978 was a Friday and it was the 202nd day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

July 21, 1978 can also be written as 7/21/1978 in the US and as 21/7/1978 in UK and Europe.

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July 21, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on July 21, 1978:

  • Bolivia milt coup under general juan pereda, president hugo banzer flees
  • Us postal service and unions agree on a contract averting mail strike.

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


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for July 21st 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 21, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for July 21, 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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Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on July 21st, 1978 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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


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

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on July 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 July 21, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 91% full, rising at 09:24 pm and setting at 08:44 am.

The previous full moon was on Jul 20, 1978 while the next full moon would come on Aug 18, 1978.

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Who was born on July 21, 1978?


Famous people born on July 21, 1978:

  • Aashish Chaudhary
    Aashish Chaudhary

    Indian actor known for his work in Hindi films and television.

  • Josh Hartnett
    Josh Hartnett

    Josh hartnett is an american actor known for his roles in films such as pearl harbor, black hawk down, and lucky number slevin.

  • Justin Bartha
    Justin Bartha

    American actor.

  • Damian Marley

    Damian Marley is a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, and rapper, and the youngest son of legendary reggae artist Bob Marley.

  • Josselyne Desjardins

    Canadian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has released several critically acclaimed albums.

  • Telly Leung

    Telly Leung is an American actor and singer known for his roles in Broadway musicals.

  • Americus Backers

    Contemporary artist known for his vibrant and abstract paintings.

  • Caron Todd

    Contemporary poet with a unique style.

  • Anderson da Silva Gibin

    Brazilian footballer.

  • Julian Huppert

    English politician and academic.

  • Gary Teale

    Scottish footballer.

  • Charlie Korsmo

    Actor.

  • Elliott Yamin

    Musician.

  • Brandon Heath

    Country singer.

  • Kyoko Iwasaki

    Japanese swimmer.

Whose famous birthday is on July 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on July 21st:

  • Robin Williams
    Robin Williams

    After learning improv at l.a.

  • Romeo Santos
    Romeo Santos

    Romeo santos is a world music singer known for being the lead vocalist of the bachata group aventura and for his successful solo career.

  • Sara Sampaio
    Sara Sampaio

    Sara sampaio is a portuguese model known for her work with victoria's secret and sports illustrated.

  • Don Knotts
    Don Knotts

    Don knotts was an american actor best known for his role as barney fife on the andy griffith show.

  • Charlotte Gainsbourg
    Charlotte Gainsbourg

    French-british actress, noted family, and the daughter of serge gainsbourg (singer-actress jane birkin).

  • Jon Lovitz
    Jon Lovitz

    Jon lovitz is an american comedian and actor known for his work on saturday night live and numerous film and television appearances.

  • Jaime Murray
    Jaime Murray

    An english actress who is best known for her roles as stacie monroe on bbc's "hustle" or lila west on showtime's "dexter".

  • Norman Jewison
    Norman Jewison

    Canadian-american film producer, actor, and founder of canadian film centre.

  • Rory Culkin
    Rory Culkin

    American actor known for his roles in indie films and TV shows.

See more famous people and celebrities born on July 21st

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July 21, 1978: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 45 years 9 months old,

or 549 months and 1 day old,

or 2387 weeks and 3 days old,

or 16712 days old,

if you were born on July 21, 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 21, 1978?

There are 90 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday July 21st 2024.

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

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

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


Famous people died on July 21, 1978:

  • Waclaw Milik

    Polish biologist who specialized in botany and plant physiology.

What famous deaths happened on July 21st?

Famous deaths on July 21st:

  • Angharad Rees
    Angharad Rees

    English-welsh actress and jewellery designer (d. 2012).

  • Basil Rathbone
    Basil Rathbone

    For over 40 years, he was a south african-british actor on stage and in film.

  • John Heard
    John Heard

    American actor with a boyish look and friendly manner who won the 1976-77 theatre world award.

  • Herb Edelman
    Herb Edelman

    Actor (odd couple st elsewhere) dies from emphysema aged 62.

  • Leisel Mueller

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet known for her profound verses.

  • Arwilda Davis

    American sprinter who won multiple medals in international competitions.

  • Adoria Klenk

    Renowned for her vibrant abstract art.

  • Bruk Dumitriu

    Renowned Romanian painter known for his abstract works.

  • Johnye Strickland

    Renowned novelist known for her captivating storytelling.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on July 21st

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


Holidays on July 21, 1978:

  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
  • Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
  • Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
  • Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
  • Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
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July 21, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

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


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

The number 1 song in the USA on July 21, 1978 was Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb, according to the music chart for the week July 17th and July 23rd.

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

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

  1. - Shadow Dancing
  2. - Baker Street
  3. - Miss You
  4. - Still The Same
  5. - Last Dance

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

The number 1 song in the UK on July 21, 1978 was You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, according to the music chart for the week July 17th and July 23rd.

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

The music chart in the UK on July 21, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 17th and July 23rd. 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 21, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on July 21, 1978 was You And I by Rick James, according to the R&B music chart for the week July 17th and July 23rd.

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

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

  1. - You And I
  2. - Stuff Like That
  3. - Boogie Oogie Oogie
  4. - Three Times A Lady
  5. - Last Dance

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

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

Animal House

Animal House

Release year: 1978

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tom Hulce, Stephen Furst

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

Hooper

Hooper

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jan-Michael Vincent, Sally Field, Brian Keith

Circle of Iron

Circle of Iron

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Richard Moore

Starring: David Carradine, Jeff Cooper, Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall

Blue Movie

Blue Movie

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Alberto Cavallone

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

Country: Italy

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

The most popular TV Series on July 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:

Heiter bis wolkig

Heiter bis wolkig

Release year: 1978

Dallas

Dallas

Release year: 1978

Country: United States of America

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

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

A Time For Truth by William E. Simon

A Time For Truth

By:

An eminent conservative examines the economic and policy policies that threaten liberty and points the way towards an American Renaissance.

The Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum

The Holcroft Covenant

By:

The Fourth Reich is on the verge of forming, and the only person who can stop it from arising is about to sign its birth certificates.

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.

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.

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

The Silmarillion

By:

"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.

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

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

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

Fire Truck

Fire Truck

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Slot Racers

Slot Racers

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: Atari

Clowns

Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

Blasto

Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

history

Who was the US President on July 21, 1978?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on July 21, 1978?

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

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What is special about July 21st?

July 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st 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 21st, such as:

  • 2019 - Lufthansa, a german airline, has resumed flights between cairo and frankfurt/munich. british airways flights to cairo are still cancelled for six days. although the uk foreign office advises against all travel to egypt's sinai peninsula, its standard advice to cairo passengers is to verify for any changes.
  • 2018 - Fiat chrysler ceo sergio marchionne has resigned due to declining health and is replaced with jeep ceo mike manley.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: there are violent clashes between the syrian rebels, and the syrian democratic forces, at the outskirts al-muhsenli village in the northeastern country of aleppo. however, no casualties have been reported. (iraqi news). the syrian army used heavy artillery to shell the zaitan village residential areas, in the countryside around aleppo. it also destroyed civilian property.

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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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Friday July 21, 1978