8th of March, 1978

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 8th of March, 1978, fell on a Wednesday.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 39 years, 9 months and 12 days have passed since the 8th of March, 1978.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1978.
  • Day 67 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 8th 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 8th of March, 1978, will be 39 years of age.
  • American Format: 03-08-1978 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1978-03-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19780308" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 258163200.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of March, 1978:

  • United States: Love Is Thicker Than Water - Andy Gibb
  • United Kingdom: Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 8th of March, 1978.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of March, 1978 was probably conceived around the 29th of May, 1977. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of March, 1978 is the 16th 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 8th of March:

  • 8th of March, 1966: Nelson's Pillar in Dublin, Ireland, is blown up by former IRA members.
  • 8th of March, 1973: The Northern Ireland sovereignty referendum takes place. It is largely boycotted by the nationalist community
  • 8th of March, 1973: Singer Ron "Pigpen" McKernan passes away.
  • 8th of March, 1988: Super Tuesday: U.S. presidential candidate George H. W. Bush defeats Bob Dole in a number of Republican primaries
  • 8th of March, 2014: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears from radar.
  • 8th of March, 1993: The first episode of "Beavis and Butt-head" is aired.

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 8th of March:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of March, 1978.

  • 14,530 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,255,392,000 seconds have passed since the 8th of March, 1978.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,464,624,000 times.
  • Since the 8th of March, 1978, earth has travelled approximately 647,782,272,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 209,232,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 107,963,712 steps. That's about 47,984 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,064,704 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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