4th of March, 1978

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 4th of March, 1978, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 39 years, 9 months and 14 days have passed since the 4th of March, 1978.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 1978.
  • Day 63 of 1978.
  • Leap Year: 1978 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1978 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 4th of March, 1978 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 4th of March, 1978, will be 39 years of age.
  • American Format: 03-04-1978 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1978-03-04. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19780304" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 257817600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of March, 1978:

  • United States: Love Is Thicker Than Water - Andy Gibb
  • United Kingdom: Take A Chance On Me - ABBA

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 4th of March, 1978.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 4th of March, 1978 was probably conceived around the 25th of May, 1977. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 4th of March, 1978 is the 12th of December, 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 4th of March:

  • 4th of March, 1966: 64 people are killed when Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 402 crashes at Tokyo International Airport in Japan.
  • 4th of March, 1966: John Lennon of The Beatles causes a stir when he states that they are "more popular than Jesus now".
  • 4th of March, 1987: U.S. President Ronald Reagan addresses the American people on the Iran-Contra affair
  • 4th of March, 1993: Mohammed A. Salameh is arrested on suspicion of carrying out the 1993 World Trade Center bombing
  • 4th of March, 1994: Actor John Candy passes away after a heart attack.
  • 4th of March, 2000: The PlayStation 2 is released.
  • 4th of March, 2001: The Real IRA detonate a car bomb outside of the BBC's main news centre in London.

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.
  • 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.
  • What's Happening!! - Comedy TV show about three young men called Raj, Dwayne and Rerun.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of March:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of March, 1978.

  • 14,532 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,255,564,800 seconds have passed since the 4th of March, 1978.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,464,825,600 times.
  • Since the 4th of March, 1978, earth has travelled approximately 647,871,436,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 209,260,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 107,978,573 steps. That's about 47,990 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,066,778 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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