Tuesday May 23, 1978: on this day

About May 23rd, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: AL approves transfer of Red Sox to Jean Yawkey for $15M
  • Day of the week: May 23rd, 1978 was a Tuesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Douglas Fairbanks, Joan Collins
  • 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: Fedora directed by Billy Wilder

More about May 23rd, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on May 23rd, 1978.

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What day of the week was May 23, 1978?


May 23, 1978 was a Tuesday and it was the 143rd day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 23, 1978 can also be written as 5/23/1978 in the US and as 23/5/1978 in UK and Europe.

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May 23, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 23, 1978:

  • Al approves transfer of red sox to jean yawkey for $15m
  • General strike in peru.

May 23, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 23, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 23rd 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 23, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 23, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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May 23, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 23, 1978 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 23, 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 23, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 94% full, rising at 09:30 pm and setting at 07:41 am.

The previous full moon was on May 22, 1978 while the next full moon would come on Jun 20, 1978.

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Who was born on May 23, 1978?


Famous people born on May 23, 1978:

  • Liberty Ross

    Founder of a successful tech startup.

  • Hashim Al-Madani

    Talented painter whose works reflect cultural themes.

  • Scott Raynor

    American drummer.

  • Carolyn Moos

    American model and professional basketball player.

  • 2D (Gorillaz)

    English singer for animated band gorillaz.

  • Ginnifer Goodwin

    Actress.

  • Katie Price

    Model.

  • Maelle Gavet

    Businesswoman.

  • Tansy Rayner Roberts

    Writer.

  • Mike Gonzalez

    Cuban baseball player (born 1890).

  • Michael Gonzalez (pitcher)
  • Dario Dabac
  • Filippo Gagliardo
  • Gerardo Galindo
  • Monica Giandotti
  • Otrjadyn Gündėgmaa
  • Jonathan Jäger
  • Ken Lacey
  • Antoine Merlino
  • Christian Monzon

Whose famous birthday is on May 23rd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 23rd:

  • Douglas Fairbanks
    Douglas Fairbanks

    American actor, known for his role as a hero film star in the '20s and '40s.

  • Joan Collins
    Joan Collins

    British actress and beautiful teen model.

  • Drew Carey
    Drew Carey

    American comedian, actor, and writer.

  • Rosemary Clooney
    Rosemary Clooney

    American singer and actress, who was likable, beautiful, and became a big hit in the 1950s.

  • Artie Shaw
    Artie Shaw

    American jazz clarinetist, composer, bandleader (born 1910).

  • Tom Tykwer
    Tom Tykwer

    German filmmaker producer screenwriter and composer.

  • Deborah Adair
    Deborah Adair

    Actress (tracey dynasty and kate-day of our life).

  • Ulla Jacobsson
    Ulla Jacobsson

    Swedish actress, perhaps most well-known for her role as the only female speaker in the film zulu.

  • Betty Garrett
    Betty Garrett

    American actress, who started her career in comedy with broadway musicals.

  • Barbara Barrie
    Barbara Barrie

    American actor and author.

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How old is someone born on May 23, 1978?


Someone born on May 23, 1978 is:

46 years and 29 days old,

or 552 months and 29 days old,

or 2404 weeks and 3 days old,

or 16831 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 23, 1978?

There are 336 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday May 23rd 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 23, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on May 23, 1978.

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May 23, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 23, 1978:

  • Helyne Hathaway

    Renowned novelist known for her captivating storytelling.

  • Johan Mastenbroek
  • Mariano Amaro
  • Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw
  • Ezio Amadeo
  • Birger Sörvik

What famous deaths happened on May 23rd?

Famous deaths on May 23rd:

  • Roger Moore
    Roger Moore

    British actor.

  • Sterling Hayden
    Sterling Hayden

    American actor and author.

  • Anne Meara
    Anne Meara

    American actress, comedian and playwright (b. 1929).

  • Moms Mabley
    Moms Mabley

    American comedian and actor (b. 1894).

  • Patrick Cargill
    Patrick Cargill

    Actor (up pompeii and magic christian), dies aged 77.

  • George Jessel
    George Jessel

    American actor, singer, and producer (b. 1898).

  • Nydia Westman
    Nydia Westman

    Actress (going my way young mr bobbins) dies at the age of 68.

  • Dorothy Hyson
    Dorothy Hyson

    Actress (spare a copper sing as we go), is killed at 81.

  • John D. Rockefeller

    American business magnate and philanthropist, founder of the Standard Oil Company and one of the wealthiest people in history.

  • Kawena Pukui

    Kawena Pukui was a renowned Hawaiian linguist and ethnographer who made significant contributions to the preservation and understanding of...

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May 23, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 23, 1978:

  • World Turtle Day
  • Discordianism: Day of Disunity
  • Bahá'f Faith: Declaration of the Báb

Observances on May 23, 1978:

  • International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Saints celebrated on May 23, 1978:

  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
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May 23, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 23, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 22nd and May 28th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


May 23, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 23, 1978 was With A Little Luck by Wings, according to the music chart for the week May 22nd and May 28th.

May 23, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 23, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 22nd and May 28th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - With A Little Luck
  2. - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
  3. - You're The One That I Want
  4. - Shadow Dancing
  5. - The Closer I Get To You

May 23, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on May 23, 1978 was Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M, according to the music chart for the week May 22nd and May 28th.

May 23, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on May 23, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 22nd and May 28th. 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 23, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 23, 1978 was Use Ta Be My Girl by The O'Jays, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 22nd and May 28th.

May 23, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 23, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 22nd and May 28th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

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

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May 23, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 23, 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 23, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 23, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Cosmic Conflict

Cosmic Conflict

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

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Magnavox / Philips

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Fire Truck

Fire Truck

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Basketball

Basketball

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Atari

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Who was the US President on May 23, 1978?

On May 23, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 23, 1978?

On May 23, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 23, 1978?

On May 23, 1978 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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Back in 1978

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What is special about May 23rd?

May 23rd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 23rd 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 23rd, such as:

  • 2019 - Syrian civil war, northwestern syria offensive (april 2019-present). sky news journalist alex crawford is shot by tanks of the syrian army in hbit, idlib governorate. they are covering the fighting. their guide bilal abdul kareem is badly injured from shrapnel to the chest.
  • 2018 - Transport in iran: truck owners and drivers from iran start striking in seven provinces in protest at poor working conditions.
  • 2017 - After the manchester arena bombing, campaigning for the united kingdom general elections is suspended. 22 people have been killed and 59 others were injured. isil claims responsibility. ariana grande, singer and actress, suspends dangerous woman tour. (ap), (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 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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