27th of December, 1978

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 27th of December, 1978, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: The Constitution of Spain is approved in a referendum, officially ending 40 years of military dictatorship.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 38 years, 8 months and 25 days have passed since the 27th of December, 1978.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1978.
  • Day 361 of 1978.
  • Leap Year: 1978 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1978 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 27th of December, 1978 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 27th of December, 1978, will be 38 years of age.
  • American Format: 12-27-1978 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1978-12-27. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19781227" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 283564800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 27th of December, 1978:

  • United States: Le Freak - Chic
  • United Kingdom: Mary's Boy Child - Boney M

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 27th of December, 1978.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 27th of December, 1978 was probably conceived around the 19th of March, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 27th of December, 1978 is the 6th of October, 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 27th of December:

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 27th of December:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 27th of December, 1978.

  • 14,149 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,222,470,000 seconds have passed since the 27th of December, 1978.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,426,215,000 times.
  • Since the 27th of December, 1978, earth has travelled approximately 630,794,520,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 203,745,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 105,132,420 steps. That's about 46,726 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,669,640 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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