21st of July, 1978

The 21st of July, 1978, fell on a Friday. Day 202 of 1978. Decade: 1970s.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Josh Hartnett: Actor.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of July, 1978:

  • United States: Shadow Dancing - Andy Gibb
  • United Kingdom: You're The One That I Want - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 21st of July, 1978.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1978.

    China's Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1978 after he overthrew Hua Guofeng and became the "Supreme Leader" of China.

  • 1978 in movies.

    Movies released in 1978 included Grease, Superman, Animal House, Every Which Way but Loose, Heaven Can Wait, Hooper, Jaws 2, Revenge of the Pink Panther, The Deer Hunter, Halloween, Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Dawn of the Dead.

  • 1978 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1978 included Andy Gibb, The Bee Gees, Debby Boone, Exile, Player, A Taste of Honey, Commodores, Frankie Valli, Kate Bush, John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, Eric Clapton, Paul Davis and Samantha Sang.

  • Iranian Revolution

    Between January, 1978 and February, 1979, a revolutionary movement formed in Iran. This eventually led to the overthrow of the monarchy and the establishment of an Islamic Republic led by Ayatollah Khomeini.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of July:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 41 years, 3 months and 28 days have passed since the 21st of July, 1978.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1978.
  • Leap Year: 1978 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 21st of July, 1978, will be 41 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 269823600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 21st of July, 1978:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 21st of July, 1978, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1978 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 21st of July, 1978 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 21st of July, 1978.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 21st of July, 1978 was probably conceived around the 11th of October, 1977. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of July, 1978 is the 30th of April, 1979. (Rough Estimate).

21st of July

Events that have occurred on the 21st of July:

  • 21st of July, 1969: Man steps on the moon for the first time (Apollo 11 Mission).
  • 21st of July, 1972: Bloody Friday: The Provisional IRA detonate 22 bombs in Northern Ireland.
  • 21st of July, 1976: The British Ambassador to Ireland, Christopher Ewart-Biggs, is assassinated by the Provisional IRA.
  • 21st of July, 2002: WorldCom files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
  • 21st of July, 1980: The body of unidentified murder victim "Eklutna Annie" is discovered in Eklutna, Anchorage.
  • 21st of July, 2017: Sean Spicer resigns from his role as White House Press Secretary.

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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of July, 1978.

  • 15,093 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,304,038,800 seconds have passed since the 21st of July, 1978.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,521,378,600 times.
  • Since the 21st of July, 1978, earth has travelled approximately 672,884,020,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 217,339,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 112,147,337 steps. That's about 49,843 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,648,466 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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