Friday August 25, 1978: on this day

About August 25th, 1978, in brief:

  • Historical events: Baseball umps stage a 1 day strike
  • Day of the week: August 25th, 1978 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Sean Connery, Yifei Liu
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • #1 US song: Grease by Frankie Valli
  • #1 UK song: You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
  • Popular movie: Dawn of the Dead directed by George A. Romero

More about August 25th, 1978? See below for more news and curiosities on August 25th, 1978.

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What day of the week was August 25, 1978?


August 25, 1978 was a Friday and it was the 237th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 25, 1978 can also be written as 8/25/1978 in the US and as 25/8/1978 in UK and Europe.

August 25, 1978 in August 1978 calendar

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August 25, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 25, 1978:

  • Baseball umps stage a 1 day strike

August 25, 1978: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 25, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 25th is Virgo.

Virgo is the 6th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between August 23rd and September 22nd belong to the Virgo sign: discover Virgo personality and who should a Virgo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 25, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Horse chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 25, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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Discover the planets positions on August 25th, 1978 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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August 25, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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37%

The moon phase on August 25, 1978 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 25, 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 August 25, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 37% full, rising at 11:34 pm and setting at 02:48 pm.

The previous full moon was on Aug 18, 1978 while the next full moon would come on Sep 16, 1978.

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Who was born on August 25, 1978?


Famous people born on August 25, 1978:

  • Kel Mitchell
    Kel Mitchell

    Kel Mitchell is an actor known for his role in the TV show 'Kenan & Kel'.

  • Franziska Petri

    Franziska Petri is a German actress known for her roles in television and film.

  • Robert Mohr

    German rugby player.

  • Darren Robinson

    American rapper, who died at 28 years old (b. 1967).

  • Beth Riesgraf

    Actress.

  • Karrine Steffans

    Author.

  • Alex Lutz
    Alex Lutz
  • Sérgio Nogueira
  • Sylvie Jacob
  • Antoine Bauza
  • Cristian Oviedo
  • Christian Maicon Hening
  • Antti Nikkilä
  • Steve Chen
  • Ronny Karlsen
  • Isaac López Pérez
  • Eduardo Bertrán
  • Oliver Roggisch

Whose famous birthday is on August 25th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 25th:

  • Sean Connery
    Sean Connery

    Scottish actor and film legend for his role as agent 007 in "james bond".

  • Yifei Liu
    Yifei Liu

    Yifei liu is a chinese actress known for her role as mulan in the 2020 live-action adaptation of the disney animated film.

  • Blake Lively
    Blake Lively

    Blake lively is an american actress known for her role as serena van der woodsen in the television series gossip girl.

  • Billy Ray Cyrus
    Billy Ray Cyrus

    Billy ray cyrus is an american singer and actor, best known for his hit single 'achy breaky heart' and for his role as robby stewart on the...

  • Claudia Schiffer
    Claudia Schiffer

    German model and considered the prettiest woman in the world by some.

  • Tim Burton
    Tim Burton

    American filmmaker, whose films have a gothic feel.

  • Rachel Bilson
    Rachel Bilson

    American actress.

  • Elvis Costello
    Elvis Costello

    Elvis costello is a british rock singer known for his distinctive voice and eclectic musical style, blending elements of punk, new wave, and...

  • Jonathan Togo
    Jonathan Togo

    Togo, an american actor, plays the role of ryan wolfe, a police officer, on csi miami (tvaeur(tm), tvaeur(tm), a hit crime series starring...

  • George Wallace
    George Wallace

    American politician, who served three terms as the democratic governor for alabama beginning in 1963.

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How old is someone born on August 25, 1978?


Someone born on August 25, 1978 is:

45 years 9 months old,

or 549 months and 2 days old,

or 2387 weeks and 3 days old,

or 16712 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 25, 1978?

There are 91 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday August 25th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 25, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 25, 1978.

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August 25, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 25, 1978:

  • Mario Cotellessa
  • Juan de Ajuriaguerra

What famous deaths happened on August 25th?

Famous deaths on August 25th:

  • Paul Muni
    Paul Muni

    Paul muni was an american actor known for his roles in scarface, the story of louis pasteur, and the life of emile zola.

  • Samantha Smith
    Samantha Smith

    American actress/activist (elizabeth lime street), who dies at the age of 13 (born 1972).

  • Marvin Kaplan
    Marvin Kaplan

    American screenwriter and producer of actor actors.

  • William Hall
    William Hall

    Canadian soldier victoria cross recipient (d. 1904).

  • Petr Neruda

    Chilean poet-diplomat and politician, often considered one of the greatest literary figures of his country.

  • Michael Faraday

    An english scientist who made contributions to electrochemistry and electromagnetism.

  • Aalliyah Haughton

    Aalliyah was an American singer, actress, and model who was a major influence on contemporary R&B, pop, and hip hop music.

  • Kenetra Aaliyah

    Renowned R&B singer known for hits like 'Try Again' and 'Are You That Somebody'.

  • Jamas Faraday

    Jamas Faraday was a British chemist and physicist who contributed to the study of electromagnetism and electrochemistry.

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August 25, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 25, 1978:

  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
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August 25, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 25, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 21st and August 27th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


August 25, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 25, 1978 was Grease by Frankie Valli, according to the music chart for the week August 21st and August 27th.

August 25, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 25, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 21st and August 27th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Grease
  2. - Three Times A Lady
  3. - Miss You
  4. - Boogie Oogie Oogie
  5. - Hot Blooded

August 25, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 25, 1978 was You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, according to the music chart for the week August 21st and August 27th.

August 25, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 25, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 21st and August 27th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - You're The One That I Want
  2. - Three Times A Lady
  3. - Substitute
  4. - Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring
  5. - It's Raining

August 25, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 25, 1978 was Get Off by Foxy, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 21st and August 27th.

August 25, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 25, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week August 21st and August 27th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Get Off
  2. - Three Times A Lady
  3. - Holding On (When Love Is Gone)
  4. - Boogie Oogie Oogie
  5. - Shake And Dance

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August 25, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 25, 1978 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Dawn of the Dead

Release year: 1978

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross

Country: United States of America

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

French Quarter

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Dennis Kane

Starring: Virginia Mayo, Bruce Davison, Alisha Fontaine, Ann Michelle

Avalanche

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Corey Allen

Starring: Rock Hudson, Mia Farrow, Robert Forster, Jeanette Nolan

August 25, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 25, 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:

Ausgerissen! Was nun?

Release year: 1978

Under the Same Sun

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Sameh Zoabi

Dallas

Dallas

Release year: 1978

Country: United States of America

Flying High

Flying High

Release year: 1978

Country: United States of America

August 25, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 25, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

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

Dynasty (video game)

Dynasty (video game)

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Video Pinball

Video Pinball

Platform: Dedicated console, Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Basketball

Basketball

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Atari

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Who was the US President on August 25, 1978?

On August 25, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 25, 1978?

On August 25, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

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What is special about August 25th?

August 25th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 25th day of the month of August. 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 August 25th, such as:

  • 2018 - California auction sells a 1962 ferrari 250 gto for $48.4 million. this makes it the most expensive car ever to be sold at auction.
  • 2017 - War in afghanistan: new zealand has announced the deployment of three additional non-combat military personnel to afghanistan. this increases its military commitment to 13. (reuters) four gunmen attacked a shiite mosque, kabul, afghanistan. at least 20 people were killed.
  • 2016 - Philippine drug war: rodrigo duterte's drug war has claimed 1,900 lives.

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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 August 1978?

August 1978 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th 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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