Sunday May 21, 1978: on this day

About May 21st, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: Yamada Mumon Roshi is appointed head of Zen Rinzai Sect.
  • Day of the week: May 21st, 1978 was a Sunday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Raymond Burr, Tom Daley
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #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 21st, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on May 21st, 1978.

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What day of the week was May 21, 1978?


May 21, 1978 was a Sunday and it was the 141st day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 21, 1978 can also be written as 5/21/1978 in the US and as 21/5/1978 in UK and Europe.

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May 21, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 21, 1978:

  • Yamada mumon roshi is appointed head of zen rinzai sect.
  • Nancy lopez wins lpga coca-cola golf classic.
  • 118 unification church couples wed in england.

May 21, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

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


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 21st is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini 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 21, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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

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


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

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 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 May 21, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 100% full, rising at 07:16 pm and setting at 05:50 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 21, 1978?


Famous people born on May 21, 1978:

  • Kharizma Viktorian

    Award-winning investigative journalist known for uncovering political scandals.

  • Venissa Santi

    Renowned poet known for her evocative verses.

  • Jariana Sanchez

    Bestselling author known for her captivating mystery novels.

  • Jaquille Rhodes

    Renowned author known for his captivating mystery novels.

  • Mccauley Conner

    Bestselling author known for her gripping mystery novels.

  • Shelise Simpson

    Bestselling author known for her captivating mystery novels.

  • Kenndra Cullen

    Bestselling author known for her mystery novels.

  • Jakota Ray

    Bestselling author known for their captivating mystery novels.

  • Dakarri Harkness

    Renowned for his captivating fantasy novels.

  • Tyrail Gibson

    Bestselling author known for his mystery novels.

  • Demerius Biles

    Renowned novelist known for his captivating storytelling.

  • Airiel Ramirez

    Bestselling author known for her captivating fantasy novels.

  • Limuel Galleos

    Renowned poet known for his lyrical verses.

  • Max B

    Max b is a rapper known for his unique style and influential contributions to the hip-hop genre.

  • Briana Banks

    Briana banks is a well-known model in the adult entertainment industry, gaining fame for her appearances in numerous adult films.

  • Evania Reich

    Renowned author known for her captivating novels.

  • Ria Lopez

    Bestselling author known for her captivating mystery novels.

  • Dayson Lois

    Best known for his mystery novels set in small towns.

  • Camellia Lanier

    Renowned poet known for her evocative and introspective verses.

  • Abrielle Saxon

    Bestselling author known for her mystery novels.

Whose famous birthday is on May 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 21st:

  • Raymond Burr
    Raymond Burr

    Raymond Burr was a Canadian-American actor who also served as a politician in California.

  • Tom Daley
    Tom Daley

    Tom daley is an english diver and olympian known for his success in the sport, including winning multiple medals at the olympic games.

  • Nick Cassavetes
    Nick Cassavetes

    American screenwriter and actor.

  • Fats Waller
    Fats Waller

    American musician (born 1904).

  • Kay Kendall
    Kay Kendall

    British actress genevieve dies from leukemia at 32.

  • Mutya Buena
    Mutya Buena

    English singer-songwriter (sugababes, mutya keisha siobhan).

  • Al Franken
    Al Franken

    He is an american comedian, writer, and us senator.

  • Fairuza Balk
    Fairuza Balk

    Fairuza balk is an american actress known for her roles in the craft and gas food lodging.

  • Judge Reinhold
    Judge Reinhold

    Judge reinhold is an american actor known for his roles in popular films such as beverly hills cop and the santa clause.

  • Bronson Pinchot
    Bronson Pinchot

    Bronson pinchot is an american actor known for his roles in the tv series perfect strangers and the film beverly hills cop.

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How old is someone born on May 21, 1978?


Someone born on May 21, 1978 is:

46 years 1 month old,

or 553 months

or 2404 weeks and 5 days old,

or 16833 days old,

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

There are 334 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday May 21st 2025.

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

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

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


Famous people died on May 21, 1978:

  • Nikolaj Nikolajsen

    Danish poet and writer known for his lyrical works.

  • Joseph EA "Jo" Spier

    Dutch cartoonist/watercolor painter, dies aged 77.

  • Walter von Bonhorst
  • Tukojirao Holkar III
  • Antun Pogačnik
  • Gustaf von Numers
  • Enrique Gebhard

What famous deaths happened on May 21st?

Famous deaths on May 21st:

  • John Garfield
    John Garfield

    American actor who starred in 31 films between 1938 and 1951.

  • John Gielgud
    John Gielgud

    English actor, director, and producer (d. 2000).

  • Vaughn Monroe
    Vaughn Monroe

    American musician, singer and bandleader in the aeur40s.

  • Andrea Leeds
    Andrea Leeds

    Actress (stage door and earthbound), dies at 70 from cancer.

  • Seville

    Spanish explorer who led the first expedition to circumnavigate the globe.

  • Jane Addams

    American feminist and social worker.

  • Dovey Johnson Roundtree

    Pioneering African American civil rights activist and attorney.

  • Dovey Roundtree

    Trailblazing African American civil rights activist and lawyer.

  • Tyronza Cornelius

    Renowned author known for their impactful storytelling.

  • Wilmina Fleming

    Renowned astronomer who made significant contributions to the field.

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


Holidays on May 21, 1978:

  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
  • Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.

Observances on May 21, 1978:

  • International Tea Day
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Saints celebrated on May 21, 1978:

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
  • Saint Goderik
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May 21, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

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

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

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

The music chart in the USA on May 21, 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 21, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on May 21, 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 21, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on May 21, 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 21, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 21, 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 21, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 21, 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 21, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 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

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

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

Frogs

Frogs

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action / Platform

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin

Atari Football

Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

Sargon

Sargon

Genre: Chess

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

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Who was the US President on May 21, 1978?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 21, 1978?

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

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Back in 1978

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What is special about May 21st?

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

  • 2019 - An ambush occurred at 12th mile on khonsa deomali road in tirap district, arunachal pradesh. eleven people were killed.
  • 2018 - Economy of japan: sony has agreed to a $2.3billion deal in which they will purchase a controlling stake in emi music publishing. this deal will allow sony to indirectly own 90% the music publisher and its 2 million songs.
  • 2017 - War in afghanistan (2001-present: at least 20 afghan police officers are killed in a taliban raid in southern afghanistan.

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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.

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Sunday May 21, 1978