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1978 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1978
MCMLXXVIII

Ab urbe condita 2731
Armenian calendar 1427
ԹՎ ՌՆԻԷ
Bahá'í calendar 134 – 135
Buddhist calendar 2522
Coptic calendar 1694 – 1695
Ethiopian calendar 1970 – 1971
Hebrew calendar 5738 5739
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2033 – 2034
 - Shaka Samvat 1900 – 1901
 - Kali Yuga 5079 – 5080
Holocene calendar 11978
Iranian calendar 1356 – 1357
Islamic calendar 1398 – 1399
Japanese calendar Shōwa

53


(昭和 53年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2638
(皇紀2638年)
Julian calendar 2023
Korean calendar 4311
Thai solar calendar 2521
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Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

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September 6: Anwar Sadat, Jimmy Carter, and Menachem Begin meet on the Aspen Cabin patio at Camp David.

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Karina Smirnoff

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Ashton Kutcher

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Jensen Ackles

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Matthew Goode

James Franco

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Jason Biggs

David Krumholtz

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Zoe Saldana

Nicole Scherzinger

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Topher Grace

Josh Hartnett

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Kobe Bryant

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Wes Bentley

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Usher

Matthew Morrison

CM Punk

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Rachel McAdams

Katherine Heigl

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Jesse Metcalfe

Manny Pacquiao

Katie Holmes

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Hubert Humphrey

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Pope Paul VI

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Harvey Milk

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This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at 1978. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

People of the year 1978 at Familypedia

45 people were born in 1978

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Amal Ramzi Alamuddin (1978)
Ana Carolina Ardohaín (1978)
Matthew James Bellamy (1978)George Bellamy (1940)Marilyn Bingham (1950)
Marcey Benedict (1978)Vincent Benedict (1945-1999)Arlene Lawton (1950-1999)
Summer Phoenix (1978)John Lee Bottom (1947)Arlyn Sharon Dunetz (1944)
Estelle Cruijff (1978)Henny Cruijff (1946)
Tamara Czartoryska (1978-)Adam Karol Czartoryski (1940-)Nora Piciotto (1942-)
Maria Rowena David (1978-)
Alexander Douglas-Hamilton, 16th Duke of Hamilton (1978)Angus Douglas-Hamilton, 15th Duke of Hamilton (1938-2010)Sarah Jane Scott (1945-1994)
Rhea Durham (1978)Bradley Durham (1952)Gabriella Lozano (1954)
Nathaniel James Dusing (1978)James A Dusing (bef1978-)Judith A Quallen (bef1978-)
Andrew Gower (1978)
Henry Chase Hager (1978)John Henry Hager (1936)Margaret Dickinson Chase (c1941)
Jane Hawn (1978)Anthony Hawn (1952-1999)Audrey Baginski (1959-2009)
Rafael Hernandez (1978)Miguel Hernandez (1940-2000)Helen Reynolds (1947-2010)
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18 children were born to the 25 women born in 1978

145 people died in 1978

 FatherMotherAge at death
Roland Allen (1898-1978)William Allen (1868-1948)Lillian Merryweather (1868-1944)
Gladys May Arthur (1901-1978)Thomas Moore Arthur (c1858-c1934)Harriet Mary Ann Swale (1861-1945)
Katherine Ashlag (1894-1978)
George Augustine (1916-1978)John Frederick Augustine (1886-1970)Cora Arledge (1886-1963)
Ruth Baker (1885-1978)Robert Baker (1849-1919)Elizabeth Wellard (1849-1926)93
Denise Barthet (1900-1978)
Alice Berliner (1905-1978)
George Alfred Blunt (1912-1978)Harold Edmund Blunt (1884-1975)Ellen A Baxter
Hendrik Bogaard (1898-1978)Jan Gotfried BogaardAgnes Faceel80
Seth Bonet (1922-1978)Abraham Bonet (1895-1960)Lucy Auger (1900-1970)
Sarah Borges (1900-1978)
Emmeline Bradshaw (-1978)Oswald Mosely Bradshaw
Mary Jane Broadaway (1897-1978)Samuel Broadaway (1860-1950)Eliza Randle (1860)81
Clarence Elmer Brown (1894-1978)Augustus Stanfer Brown (1876-1964)Ida Amelia Sweeton (1878-1971)
Elizabeth Jackson Logan Brown (1907-1978)William Blair Brown (1872-1944)Margaret Logan (1875-1963)
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4529 people lived in 1978

 FatherMother
Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Rebecca Ababio (1926-1998)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Alysson Abberton (1935-2012)
Julia Abbot (1900-1979)Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)Helen O'Malley (1879-1959)
Anthony Abbott (1911-1993)
Alexander Abel-Smith (1904-1980)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Robert Fuller Abell (1919-2010)Clifford Abell (1875-1965)Jennie Ferne Loshbough (1886-1957)
Elva Alice Abercrombie (1921-1985)Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Alice Elizabeth Harker (c1888-)
Adam Abernathy (1940-2006)James Abernathy (1912-1979)Arlene McGlinchey (1916-2000)
James Abernathy (1912-1979)
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Events of the year 1978 at Familypedia

35 people were married in 1978.

 Joined with
Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930-2017)Margaret Rose of the United Kingdom (1930-2002)+Lucy Mary Davies (1941)+Melanie Jane Cable-Alexander (1963)
Patrick Reginald Boyle, 13th Earl of Cork (1910-1995)Dorothy Kate Ramsden (-1978)+Mary Gabrielle Ginnett (-1999)
Pál Bánffy de Losoncz (1948)Eleonora d’Harnoncourt de la Fontaine-Unverzagt (1953)
Toy Jack Christian (1914-1993)Ella Mae Bowles (c1917-)+Violet Dair Reid (1930-)+Nina Louise Lamb (1924-2012)
Cristina Domițian (c1957)Răzvan Dudescu (1953)
Răzvan Dudescu (1953)Cristina Domițian (c1957)
Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart (1926-2014)Luis Martínez de Irujo (1919-1972)+Jesús Aguirre y Ortiz de Zárate (1934-2001)+Alfonso Díez Carabantes (1950)
Jeannette Zonsejnas Grauer (1949-2017)Diego Malinger Saporta (1956-2012)
Mark Richard Hamill (1951)Marilou York
Elizabeth Ann "Beth" HendryMichael Gennusa+Devon Goodman
Miklós Konkoly-Thege (1953)Katalin Kovács (1953)
Jacobus A.A. Korver (1953-)Johanna M. Hoffer (1948-)
Paulus J. Korver (1956-)Astrid Kruyer (1957-)
Katalin Kovács (1953)Miklós Konkoly-Thege (1953)
Henry Dargan McMaster (1947)Peggy Anderson (1946)
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There were 1 military battles in 1978.

 Event date
Battle of Nezhatina Niva (1078)3 October 1978
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