Monday July 24, 1978: on this day

July 24, 1978 was the 205th day of the year 1978, under the sign of Leo and the day of the week was Monday.

Is July 24, 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 24, 1978, who was born and died on July 24, 1978, what holidays and observances are celebrated on July 24, 1978, which were the most popular songs (ex. Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb), movies (e.g. Interiors, directed by Woody Allen), 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 24th, 1978 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was July 24, 1978?


July 24, 1978 was a Monday and it was the 205th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

July 24, 1978 can also be written as 7/24/1978 in the US and as 24/7/1978 in UK and Europe.

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July 24, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on July 24, 1978:

  • Billy martin resigns as yankee manager after one is a born liar the other a convicted one comment about steinbrenner and jackson
  • Margaret gardiner, of south africa, crowned 27th miss universe
  • Pete rose ties nl hitting streak of 37 games

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July 24, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for July 24th 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 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 24, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for July 24, 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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Discover the planets positions on July 24th, 1978 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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July 24, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on July 24, 1978 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on July 24, 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 24, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 63% full, rising at 10:39 pm and setting at 12:06 pm.

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 24, 1978?


Famous people born on July 24, 1978:

  • Madeleine Miller

    Madeleine Miller is an American novelist best known for her novels 'The Song of Achilles' and 'Circe', both of which were critically...

  • Andy Irons

    American professional surfer (born 1978).

  • Joanna Taylor

    English actress and model.

  • Lauren Groff

    Novelist.

  • Mirko Pieri
  • Pierre-Yves Cardinal
  • José Estevam Ferreira Junior
  • Simone Faggioli
  • Ivan Bugli
  • Florin Șoavă
  • Gustavo Alba

Whose famous birthday is on July 24th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on July 24th:

  • Jennifer Lopez
    Jennifer Lopez

    American singer, actress and businesswoman.

  • Daveigh Chase
    Daveigh Chase

    Daveigh Chase is an American actress and voice actress known for her roles in films such as Lilo & Stitch and The Ring.

  • Lynda Carter
    Lynda Carter

    Lynda carter is an american actress best known for her role as wonder woman in the 1970s television series.

  • Elisabeth Moss
    Elisabeth Moss

    Elisabeth moss is an american actress known for her roles in the tv series mad men and the handmaid's tale.

  • Rose Byrne
    Rose Byrne

    Actress from australia.

  • Anna Paquin
    Anna Paquin

    Award-winning actress known for her role in True Blood and The Piano.

  • Kristin Chenoweth
    Kristin Chenoweth

    Kristin chenoweth is an american actress and singer known for her work in broadway musicals and her roles in tv shows like 'pushing daisies'...

  • Gus Van Sant
    Gus Van Sant

    American filmmaker.

  • Bindi Irwin
    Bindi Irwin

    The daughter of crocodile hunter steve irwin's australian wife terri and his american wife, terri, is a well-known australian family.

  • Danny Dyer
    Danny Dyer

    English actor and tv presenter.

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July 24, 1978: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 45 years 8 months old,

or 548 months and 29 days old,

or 2387 weeks

or 16709 days old,

if you were born on July 24, 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 24, 1978?

There are 93 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday July 24th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on July 24, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on July 24, 1978.

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July 24, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on July 24, 1978:

  • Danielle Collobert
  • Christophe Didier
  • Michele Riccardini
  • Yoshiko Sugino
  • Atilio Marinelli

What famous deaths happened on July 24th?

Famous deaths on July 24th:

  • Sherman Hemsley
    Sherman Hemsley

    Sherman hemsley was an american actor best known for his role as george jefferson on the tv sitcoms all in the family and the jeffersons.

  • Peter Sellers
    Peter Sellers

    British-american actor.

  • Regis Philbin
    Regis Philbin

    After years of success on the tv talk show "live with regis & kathie lee", an american tv host became a star with his tv game show "who...

  • Constance Bennett
    Constance Bennett

    American actress, singer, and producer (d. 1965).

  • David Warner
    David Warner

    Manchester, new hampshire -- actor (star trek vi, time bandits).

  • Chad Everett
    Chad Everett

    Chad everett was an american actor known for his role as dr.

  • Virginia Christine
    Virginia Christine

    Actress (mrs olson), passes away at 76.

  • Rene Requiestas
    Rene Requiestas

    Actor and comedian from the philippines (d. 1993).

  • Victor Moore
    Victor Moore

    At 86, comedian dies from a heart attack.

  • Truda Weaver

    Renowned geneticist known for her work on human chromosomes.

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July 24, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on July 24, 1978:

  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
  • St. Lewine
  • St. Kinga/Cunegundes
  • St. Francis Solano
  • St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
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July 24, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on July 24, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week July 24th and July 30th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


July 24, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on July 24, 1978 was Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb, according to the music chart for the week July 24th and July 30th.

July 24, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on July 24, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 24th and July 30th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Shadow Dancing
  2. - Baker Street
  3. - Miss You
  4. - Last Dance
  5. - Grease

July 24, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on July 24, 1978 was You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, according to the music chart for the week July 24th and July 30th.

July 24, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on July 24, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 24th and July 30th. 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 24, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on July 24, 1978 was You And I by Rick James, according to the R&B music chart for the week July 24th and July 30th.

July 24, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on July 24, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week July 24th and July 30th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

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

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July 24, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on July 24, 1978 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Interiors

Interiors

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt

Country: United States of America

Eyes of Laura Mars

Eyes of Laura Mars

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Dourif, Rene Auberjonois

Country: United States of America

Piranha

Piranha

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn

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

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 24, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on July 24, 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 24, 1978: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on July 24, 1978 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Pulling Your Own Strings by Wayne W. Dyer

Pulling Your Own Strings

By:

Wayne W. Dyer explains how we can all prevent being victimized by others and start operating from the centre of our power

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.

Stained Glass by William F. Buckley Jr

Stained Glass

By:

Blackford Oakes is back! Blackford Oakes returns!

Chesapeake by James A. Michener

Chesapeake

By:

James A. Michener, a classic novelist, brings his epic legacy to bear on America's Eastern Shore's four-hundred year-old saga, from its Native American roots through the present.

Scruples by Judith Krantz

Scruples

By:

Scruples is the first novel to make publishing history. It's widely regarded as the best novel ever about the extravagant lifestyle of the Beverly Hills boutique owner and its employees.

July 24, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on July 24, 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.

Superman

Superman

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Atari

Gee Bee

Gee Bee

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Gremlin Industries

Video Pinball

Video Pinball

Platform: Dedicated console, Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Slot Racers

Slot Racers

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: Atari

history

Who was the US President on July 24, 1978?

On July 24, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 24, 1978?

On July 24, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 24, 1978?

On July 24, 1978 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about July 24th?

July 24th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 24th 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 24th, such as:

  • 2019 - Somali civil war: six government officials are killed when a suicide bomber explodes in the office of mogadishu mayor abdirahman abdi osman. osman sustained serious injuries in the attack. his condition is critical.
  • 2018 - Israeli-syrian military incidents in the syrian civil war: israel defense forces shot down a syrian air force plane near the golan heights, after it crossed into the undof area near israel's border.
  • 2017 - At least 24 people are killed and more than 40 injured in a suicide car bombing that occurred in kabul's western region. afghan authorities claim that the attacker was a bus of civilian workers from the ministry of mines and petroleum. (reuters) (al jazeera). u.s. defense secretary james mattis criticized the pentagon for spending us$28 million on afghan woodland camouflage, which did not correspond to the country's terrain.

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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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