1st of January, 1978

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 1st of January, 1978, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: 213 people are killed when Air India Flight 855 crashes.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 39 years, 10 months and 19 days have passed since the 1st of January, 1978.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1978.
  • Day 1 of 1978.
  • Leap Year: 1978 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1978 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of January, 1978 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of January, 1978, will be 39 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-01-1978 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1978-01-01. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19780101" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 252460800.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:

  • New Year's Day

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of January, 1978:

  • United States: How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees
  • United Kingdom: Mull Of Kintyre / Girls School - Wings

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 1st of January, 1978.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of January, 1978 was probably conceived around the 24th of March, 1977. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of January, 1978 is the 11th of October, 1978. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 1st of January:

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Love Boat - Television series that was set on a cruise ship. Starring Gavin MacLeod as Captain Merrill Stubing.
  • Logan's Run - Action series that was based on the movie of the same name.
  • Chips - TV show about two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers called Jon Baker and Frank "Ponch" Poncherello.
  • Soap - Comedy series / satire about soap operas. Starring Billy Crystal as Jodie Dallas.
  • Eight Is Enough - Television series about the "Bradford brood" and their father.
  • Three's Company - Sitcom about two girls and their male room mate.
  • Quincy, M.E. - TV show about a Los Angeles County medical examiner called Dr. Quincy.
  • Charlie's Angels - TV show about three female police academy-trained private detectives.
  • Black Sheep Squadron - TV show about a misfit squadron in World War Two.
  • The Muppet Show - American TV show that included characters such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of January, 1978.

  • 14,568 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,258,675,200 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 1978.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,468,454,400 times.
  • Since the 1st of January, 1978, earth has travelled approximately 649,476,403,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 209,779,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 108,246,067 steps. That's about 48,109 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,104,102 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:

  • German: Sonntag.
  • French: Dimanche.
  • Italian: Domenica.
  • Spanish: Domingo.
  • Portuguese: Domingo.

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