October 16, 1978: Day of the Week
October 16, 1978 was the 289th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 76 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
A person born on this day will be 45 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $153.24 today.
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Here’s the October 1978 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1978 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper 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).
October 16, 1978 Historical Event(s)
- 1978Pope John Paul II is elected after the October 1978 Papal conclave.
- 1978Wanda Rutkiewicz is the first Pole and the first European woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Who was born on October 16, 1978?
- 1978Ethan Luck, American musician (The O.C. Supertones, Demon Hunter, Relient K)
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