6th of January, 1978

The 6th of January, 1978, fell on a Friday. Day 6 of 1978. Decade: 1970s.

42 years, 1 months and 12 days have passed since the 6th of January, 1978.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of January, 1978:

  • United States: How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees
  • United Kingdom: Mull Of Kintyre / Girls School - Wings

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 6th of January, 1978.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Billy Joel - "Just the Way You Are"

    "Just the Way You Are" by Billy Joel would go on to win a Grammy for 1978's Song of the Year.

  • The Deer Hunter

    "The Deer Hunter" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1978.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 42 years, 1 months and 12 days have passed since the 6th of January, 1978.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1978.
  • Leap Year: 1978 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of January, 1978, will be 42 years of age.
  • People born in 1978 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 252892800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 6th of January, 1978:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 6th of January, 1978, 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 6th of January, 1978 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

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.
  • Logan's Run - Action series that was based on the movie of the same name.
  • 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.
  • Three's Company - Sitcom about two girls and their male room mate.
  • Eight Is Enough - Television series about the "Bradford brood" and their father.
  • 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.
  • Laverne & Shirley - Series about two roommates called Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.

1978 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1978.

"The Muppet Show" - "Sesame Street"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 6th of January, 1978.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of January, 1978 was probably conceived around the 29th of March, 1977. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of January, 1978 is the 16th of October, 1978. (Rough Estimate).

6th of January

Events that have occurred on the 6th of January:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of January, 1978.

  • 15,383 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,329,091,200 seconds have passed since the 6th of January, 1978.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,550,606,400 times.
  • Since the 6th of January, 1978, earth has travelled approximately 685,811,059,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 221,515,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 114,301,843 steps. That's about 50,801 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,949,094 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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