The full moon calendar 1978

Here you see the full moon calendar with the full moon dates of 1978 and exact times and dates in an overview.

Tuesday24 January 197808:55:30 
Thursday23 February 197802:26:18 
Friday24 March 197817:20:00 [**]
Sunday23 April 197805:11:00 
Monday22 May 197814:16:42 
Tuesday20 June 197821:30:30 
Thursday20 July 197804:04:48 
Friday18 August 197811:14:00 
Saturday16 September 197820:01:06 [**]
Monday16 October 197807:09:30 
Tuesday14 November 197821:00:06 
Thursday14 December 197813:30:36 

Time specified in Central European Time (CET) or Summer Time (CEST)

Ball shaped calendar with rotatable rings, from the 1970s. The first full moon as of 1970 was on Thursday, 22.01.1970.

[**] total lunar eclipse
[*] At this point in time, a partial lunar eclipse takes place.
[+] Blue moon (second full moon within one calendar month)
[/] Penumbral lunar eclipse

Here you find information for calculating the exact time, in particular for countries outside Central Europe:

Full moon telegram 1978

Born at full moon

  • 23.02.1978 – Lars Klingbeil, German politician
  • 22.05.1978 – Katie Price, British model
  • 20.06.1978 – Nils Schumann, German athlete

Deceased at full moon

  • 24.01.1978 – Herta Oberheuser, doctor in concentration camp Ravensbrück and responsible for experiments on humans (1911-1978)
  • 23.04.1978 – Ludwig Schneider, German politician (1898-1978)
  • 22.05.1978 – Benedict Nicolson, English art historian (1914-1978)

Events at full moon

  • 20.06.1978 – Earth quake in Salonika (Greece), magnitude 6.5, claims 45 lives and hundreds of injured people
  • 16.09.1978 – Earth quake in Iran, magnitude 7.8, claims approx. 15.000 lives
  • 16.10.1978 – Slav Cardinal Karol Wojtyla is elected 264th pope, named John Paul II, successor of Pope John Paul I

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