It’s a given how the Lunar Cycle effects Planet Earth and its inhabitants (Us) so why not every other Planet/Star Systems in Our Universe. As for Life on these Planets, well take a Look at the Odd.
‘There are One Hundred Thousand Million Stars in Our Galaxy, which we call the Milky Way.
There are Millions of Galaxy’s in the Universe.
One such Galaxy, Sombrero is 28 Million Light Years from Earth, has 800 Billion Suns and is 50.000 Light Years across’
Footnote: Light travel at 186.000 Miles Per Second.
Much to Explore.