17th of November, 1978

The 17th of November, 1978, fell on a Friday. Day 321 of 1978. Decade: 1970s.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Rachel McAdams: Actress.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of November, 1978:

  • United States: MacArthur Park - Donna Summer
  • United Kingdom: Rat Trap - Boom Town Rats

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 17th of November, 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 17th of November:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 41 years, 0 months and 2 days have passed since the 17th of November, 1978.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 46 of 1978.
  • Leap Year: 1978 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of November, 1978, will be 41 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 280108800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 17th of November, 1978:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of November, 1978, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1978 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of November, 1978 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 17th of November, 1978.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of November, 1978 was probably conceived around the 7th of February, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of November, 1978 is the 27th of August, 1979. (Rough Estimate).

17th of November

Events that have occurred on the 17th of November:


Television

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

  • Mork & Mindy - Comedy TV show about an alien called Mork. Starring Robin Williams.
  • Taxi - American sitcom starring Andy Kaufman and Danny DeVito.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of November, 1978.

  • 14,977 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,294,012,800 seconds have passed since the 17th of November, 1978.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,509,681,600 times.
  • Since the 17th of November, 1978, earth has travelled approximately 667,710,604,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 215,668,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 111,285,101 steps. That's about 49,460 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,528,154 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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