Wednesday 1 November 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Needed Me by Anne Murray.
In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
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- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- Ryan Burgess: American homicide; raped and murdered 20-year old college student Tara Gillon on New Year's Eve, December 31, 1996, Middleborough, MA.
- Mary Kate Schellhardt: American actress.
- Tyler Reks: American wrestler and businessman.
- Mary Schellhardt: American actress.
- Jessica Valenti: American blogger and author founded Feministing.
- Manju Warrier: Indian actress and dancer
- New York Yankee Ron Guidry unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award
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