20th of May, 1978

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 20th of May, 1978, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 40 years, 5 months and 1 days have passed since the 20th of May, 1978.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1978.
  • Day 140 of 1978.
  • Leap Year: 1978 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1978 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of May, 1978 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of May, 1978, will be 40 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-20-1978 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1978-05-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19780520" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 264466800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of May, 1978:

  • United States: With A Little Luck - Wings
  • United Kingdom: Rivers Of Babylon - Boney M

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 20th of May, 1978.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of May, 1978 was probably conceived around the 10th of August, 1977. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of May, 1978 is the 27th of February, 1979. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 20th of May:

  • 20th of May, 1987: Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) is released.
  • 20th of May, 1995: The last episode of the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1996: The song "Three Lions" is released as the official anthem of the England football team (for the 1996 European Championships).
  • 20th of May, 2011: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.

Television

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

  • Dallas - Soap opera.
  • The Incredible Hulk - Starring Lou Ferrigno.
  • 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.
  • 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 20th of May:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of May, 1978.

  • 14,762 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,275,436,800 seconds have passed since the 20th of May, 1978.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,488,009,600 times.
  • Since the 20th of May, 1978, earth has travelled approximately 658,125,388,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 212,572,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 109,687,565 steps. That's about 48,750 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,305,242 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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