Wednesday May 17, 1978
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

May 17, 1978: Day of the Week

May 17, 1978 was the 137th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 228 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

A person born on this day will be 46 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $7,855.00 today.

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Here’s the May 1978 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1978 calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).

Who were born on May 17, 1978?

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Carlos Peña, Dominican baseball player
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John Foster, American baseball player
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Paddy Kenny, Irish football goalkeeper

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