5th of February, 1978

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 5th of February, 1978, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: The Northeastern United States blizzard of 1978 kills 100 people.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 39 years, 7 months and 16 days have passed since the 5th of February, 1978.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1978.
  • Day 36 of 1978.
  • Leap Year: 1978 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1978 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of February, 1978 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of February, 1978, will be 39 years of age.
  • American Format: 02-05-1978 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1978-02-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19780205" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 255484800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of February, 1978:

  • United States: Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees
  • United Kingdom: Uptown Top Ranking - Althea & Donna

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 5th of February, 1978.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of February, 1978 was probably conceived around the 28th of April, 1977. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of February, 1978 is the 15th of November, 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 5th of February:

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 5th of February:

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Videos

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Visualize

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of February, 1978.

  • 14,474 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,250,550,000 seconds have passed since the 5th of February, 1978.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,458,975,000 times.
  • Since the 5th of February, 1978, earth has travelled approximately 645,283,800,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 208,425,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 107,547,300 steps. That's about 47,799 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,006,600 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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