Wednesday May 24th, 1978
May Twenty-Fourth, Nineteen Seventy-Eight

How old am I if I was born on May 24, 1978?

Years Months Days Hours Minutes

Date Facts:

  • May 24, 1978 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign for this date is: Gemini
  • This date was 16,434 days ago
  • May 24th 2023 is on a Wednesday
  • Someone born on this date is 44 years old
  • If you were born on this date:

  • You've slept for 5,478 days or 15 years!
  • Your next birthday is 2 days away
  • You've been alive for 394,416 hours
  • You were born on a Wednesday in late May
  • You are 23,664,960 minutes old
  • Your next birthday is on a Wednesday

  • Most popular baby names of 1978 ranked:

    Rank Name
    1. Michael
    2. Jason
    3. Christopher
    4. David
    5. James
    6. Matthew
    7. John
    Rank Name
    1. Melissa
    2. Jessica
    3. Amy
    4. Heather
    5. Amanda
    6. Angela
    7. Sarah

    How popular is your name? Search to find out!

    Celebrities Birthdays:
    May 24th

    You Share a birthday with over 24 other celebrities and/or famous people! Click Here to view our complete list. Who do you share a birthday with?

    Emerald: Birthstone for May 24th, 1978



    Good Fortune

    High Value:
    $4700 Per Carat
    Low Value:
    $800 Per Carat

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    The Emerald is the birthstone for people born in May. Derived from the Latin word "Smaragdus" meaning green, Emerald come in a large variety of shades of green. Founds all across the globe, including Colombia, and Russia, Brazil is actually the lead supplier of the global market of Emeralds. It is extremely rare to find an emerald without inclusions or imperfections, due to this the purest emeralds are often valued higher than that of diamonds of the same weight.

    Also known as "The stones of Successful love", Emeralds are often associated with bestowing great vision, intuition, wisdom and memory. Making it a very popular choice of gem stone for both gifting and beauty products. According to ancient Indian lore, Emeralds were first translated from Sanskrit as Marakata, or "The green growing things".

    1978 - Generation X :

    Age Range:

    44-62 years old


    Generation X grew up up right at the start of the technological revolution, are considered comftorble with technology, but not tethered to it as younger generations.

    Generation X Summary:

    Generation X were born soon after the baby boomers are associated with the hippie era. They are often perceived as directionless and disaffected.

    Time Period:


    Like to see more about Generations? Click here to go to our interactive generations table.

    Zodiac - Gemini:


    Gemini Traits:


    Gemini Summary:

    Gemini are well known for positive energy. They are talkative and social butterflies, and don't let others influence ther way of life

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    Click here to see more about Gemini

    1978-05-24: This day in History:

  • 1543-05-24 Copernicus allegedly sees 1st copy of DE REVOLUTIONIBUS & dies
  • 1689-05-24 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
  • 1822-05-24 at Battle of Pichincha - Bol¡var secures independence of Quito
  • 1844-05-24 Samual FB Morse taps out "What Hath God Wrought"
  • 1866-05-24 Berkeley named (for George Berkeley - Bishop of Cloyne)
  • 1883-05-24 Bkln Bridge opened by Pres Arthur & Gov Cleveland
  • 1899-05-24 1st auto repair shop opens (Boston)
  • 1900-05-24 Britain annexes Orange Free State (South Africa)
  • 1918-05-24 Cleveland beats Yankees 3-2 in 19 inning
  • 1931-05-24 1st air-conditioned train installed - B&O Railroad
  • 1935-05-24 1st major league night baseball game - in Cincinnati (vs Phila)
  • 1936-05-24 Tony Lazerri 2 grand slams (11 RBIs) Ben Chapman sets record by reaching 1st 7 times safely Yanks beat A's 25-2
  • 1941-05-24 HMS Hood sunk by German battleship Bismarck
  • 1946-05-24 Bill Dickey replaces Joe McCarthy as Yankee manager
  • 1954-05-24 1st rocket to exceed 150 mile altitude - White Sands - NM
  • 1959-05-24 1st house with built-in bomb shelter exhibited - Pleasant Hills - Pa
  • 1962-05-24 M Scott Carpenter & Aurora 7 launched into earth orbit
  • 1964-05-24 Beatles third appearance on Ed Sullivan
  • 1975-05-24 Soyuz 18B is launched
  • 1980-05-24 Flyers 4-Isles 5 (OT)- Stanley Cup- Isles win cup 4-2 (15-6)

  • 5-24-1978 in
    Roman Numerals:


    What is 1978-05-24 converted to roman numerals? Above is the date 5-24-1978 converted into roman numerals.
    The above date is written in the traditional western/American style of writing dates. Formatted in the order of
    Month-Day-Year. If you prefer the European way of writing dates (Which is day-month-year) the roman numerals would be written XXIV • V • MCMLXXVIII.

    Next Birthday Countdown:

    Countdown timer for May 24, 2023:

    The above timer is a countdown clock for your next birthday! (Assuming you were born on 1978-05-24) This timer is automatically updated, and is accurate all the way up to the nearest second. Watch as your next birthday ticks closer and closer right before your eyes. If you were born on may-24-1978, your next birthday is only 2 days away.

    Your birthday is on May twenty-fourth, 1978. Being born in late-May says a lot about you. Your zodiac sign is gemini, your birth-stone is the Emerald, and your birth flower is the Lily (both of which make great gifts for someone with this birthday). You are 44 years old, and were born in the middle of Generation X . Which generation you are born into makes a huge impact on your life, click here to see our interactive table and learn more. You have been alive for 16434 days, or 394416 hours, or 23664960 minutes! Your next birthday which is in 2023, is on a Wednesday.

  • Birthstone: Emerald (great gift idea, see Emerald article)
  • Birthflower: Lily
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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