Wednesday 2 August 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Miss You by The Rolling Stones.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1978 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Goran Gavrančić: Serbian footballer.
- Matt Guerrier: American baseball player.
- Goran Gavrancic: Serbian footballer.
- Kazuki Namioka: Japanese actor.
- Deividas Šemberas: Lithuanian footballer.
- Dragan Vukmir: Serbian footballer
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?