Monday July 31, 1978: on this day

July 31, 1978 was the 212th day of the year 1978, under the sign of Leo and the day of the week was Monday.

Is July 31, 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 31, 1978, who was born and died on July 31, 1978, what holidays and observances are celebrated on July 31, 1978, which were the most popular songs (ex. Miss You by The Rolling Stones), movies (e.g. Five Deadly Venoms, directed by Cheh Chang), TV series (e.g. Ausgerissen! Was Nun?) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about July 31st, 1978 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was July 31, 1978?


July 31, 1978 was a Monday and it was the 212th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

July 31, 1978 can also be written as 7/31/1978 in the US and as 31/7/1978 in UK and Europe.

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July 31, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on July 31, 1978:

  • Gunman shoots his way into iraqi embassy in paris
  • Pete rose ties nl record hitting streak at 44

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July 31, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for July 31st 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 31, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for July 31, 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 31st, 1978 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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July 31, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on July 31, 1978 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on July 31, 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 31, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 4% full, rising at 03:02 am and setting at 06:26 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 31, 1978?


Famous people born on July 31, 1978:

  • Will Champion

    English musician (coldplay).

  • Gillian Shaw

    Prominent tech journalist specializing in cybersecurity and digital privacy.

  • Zac Brown

    Zac Brown is the lead singer of the Zac Brown Band, a popular country music group.

  • Avery Pennarun

    Contributed to various open-source projects.

  • Norwood Young

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

  • Justin Wilson

    English race car driver (d. 2015).

  • Nick Sorensen

    American football player and sportscaster.

  • Zeta Makripoulia

    Fashion designer and actress from greece.

  • Tui Sutherland

    Children's author.

  • Louise Griffiths
  • Estelle Youssouffa
  • Marius Popa
  • Jorge Acuña
  • Mauricio Caranta
  • José González
  • Bruno Njeukam
  • Clayton Pisani
  • Carrie Rodriguez

Whose famous birthday is on July 31st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on July 31st:

  • Louis de Funès
    Louis de Funès

    French screenwriter and actor (d. 1983).

  • Rico Rodriguez
    Rico Rodriguez

    Rico rodriguez is an american tv actor best known for his role as manny delgado on the tv show modern family.

  • Dean Cain
    Dean Cain

    Dean cain is an american actor best known for portraying superman in the tv series lois & clark: the new adventures of superman.

  • Ernie Dingo
    Ernie Dingo

    An actor and comedian from australia, he is a comic and actor of aboriginal origin.

  • Geraldine Chaplin
    Geraldine Chaplin

    American actress, first of eight children of comedian-legend charlie chaplin, oona oaeur (tm),neill and his wife, oona oaeur (tm), the...

  • Michael Biehn
    Michael Biehn

    American screenwriter and producer of actor directors.

  • Ted Cassidy
    Ted Cassidy

    American screenwriter and actor (d. 1979).

  • Milton Friedman
    Milton Friedman

    American statistician, economist, and writer, who taught at the university of chicago over three decades.

  • France Nuyen
    France Nuyen

    Former model for french-chinese and hollywood actress.

  • Don Murray
    Don Murray

    American actor.

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July 31, 1978: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 45 years 8 months old,

or 548 months and 22 days old,

or 2386 weeks

or 16702 days old,

if you were born on July 31, 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 31, 1978?

There are 100 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday July 31st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on July 31, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on July 31, 1978.

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July 31, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on July 31, 1978:

  • Enoch Light

    Orchestra leader, gulf road show with bob smith, dies at the age of 70.

  • Carleton Percy Hobbs

    Actor (i claudius dark places), died at 80.

  • Søren Thorborg
  • Werner Finck
  • Tiziano Ballarin
  • Rostislav Aleksandrovič Romanov

What famous deaths happened on July 31st?

Famous deaths on July 31st:

  • Roddy Piper
    Roddy Piper

    Roddy piper was a professional wrestler known for his time in the wwe and for his iconic feud with hulk hogan.

  • Jeanne Moreau
    Jeanne Moreau

    French actress and director, moreau has appeared in more than 49 films.

  • Laura Betti
    Laura Betti

    Italian actress, known for her collaborations with pier paolo pasolini, federico fellini and bernardo bertolucci.

  • Michael Ansara
    Michael Ansara

    Lowell, massachusetts -- actor (cochise-broken arrow, centennial).

  • Virginia Grey
    Virginia Grey

    American singer and actress (d. 2004).

  • Anne Shelton
    Anne Shelton

    British singer (glenn miller band), dies at 66.

  • James Rennie
    James Rennie

    Actor (wilson skylark, illicit), is killed at 75.

  • Antuane St. Exupery

    Renowned French writer known for 'The Little Prince'.

  • Mohammad Rafi

    Renowned playback singer in Indian cinema with a melodious voice.

  • Amadea Mozart

    Talented musician and composer, known for her classical compositions.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on July 31st

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July 31, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on July 31, 1978:

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
  • La Hae Hawai?i - Hawaiian Flag Day
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July 31, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on July 31, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week July 31st and August 6th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


July 31, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on July 31, 1978 was Miss You by The Rolling Stones, according to the music chart for the week July 31st and August 6th.

July 31, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on July 31, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 31st and August 6th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Miss You
  2. - Three Times A Lady
  3. - Grease
  4. - Last Dance
  5. - Shadow Dancing

July 31, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on July 31, 1978 was You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, according to the music chart for the week July 31st and August 6th.

July 31, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on July 31, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 31st and August 6th. 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

July 31, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on July 31, 1978 was Boogie Oogie Oogie by A Taste Of Honey, according to the R&B music chart for the week July 31st and August 6th.

July 31, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on July 31, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week July 31st and August 6th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Boogie Oogie Oogie
  2. - Three Times A Lady
  3. - You And I
  4. - Stuff Like That
  5. - Close The Door

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July 31, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on July 31, 1978 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Five Deadly Venoms

Five Deadly Venoms

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Cheh Chang

Starring: Sheng Chiang, Chien Sun, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok, Meng Lo

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

Mardi Gras Massacre

Mardi Gras Massacre

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Jack Weis

Starring: Curt Dawson, Gwen Arment, William Metzo, Laura Misch Owens

Interiors

Interiors

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

Country: United States of America

July 31, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on July 31, 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?

Ausgerissen! Was nun?

Release year: 1978

Under the Same Sun

Under the Same Sun

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Sameh Zoabi

Dallas

Dallas

Release year: 1978

Country: United States of America

July 31, 1978: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on July 31, 1978 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Metropolitan Life by Fran Lebowitz

Metropolitan Life

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Metropolitan Life [Hardcover]

Evergreen by Belva Plain

Evergreen

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Anna Friedman is a modern classic of passion, ambition and determination that forever changed how we view the brave immigrants who arrived on American shores. The story of Anna Friedman captures the turbulent emotions of the people.

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 Women'S Room by Marilyn French

The Women'S Room

By:

The bestseller of twenty-one million copies is now available again for a new generation. First published in 1977, The Women's Room was an original novel that explored the inner lives and experiences of women.

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 31, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on July 31, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Gee Bee

Gee Bee

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Gremlin Industries

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

Space Invaders

Space Invaders

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

A Game of Concentration

A Game of Concentration

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Concentration

Publisher: Atari

history

Who was the US President on July 31, 1978?

On July 31, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 31, 1978?

On July 31, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 31, 1978?

On July 31, 1978 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about July 31st?

July 31st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 31st 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 31st, such as:

  • 2018 - Terrorism and terrorist incidents in tajikistan: isil claims responsibility in a tajikistan attack that left four cyclists dead. it happened two days before.
  • 2017 - Scripps networks interactive: discovery communications announced that it will acquire scripps networks interactive at us$ 14.6 billion.
  • 2016 - Iraqi civil war (2014-17): islamic state militants attacked two gas facilities northwest from kirkuk, northern iraq. at least five people were killed and six others were injured. three of the assailants set off their explosive vests, and one was killed during clashes with security forces.

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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.

Discover how July 1978 calendar looked like.

Monday July 31, 1978