Thursday 2 November 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vitor ''Shaolin'' Ribeiro and Carmen Cali.
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
On TV people were watching Elämänmeno.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventureland or Atari Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 November 1978 ?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
- Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
Famous Birthdays:02 November
- Crew of Soyuz 29 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 31.
- 8:00 pm ampndash The Republic of Ireland's second television channel RTÉ 2 goes on air (renamed Network 2, 1988 RTÉ Network Two, 1995 N2, 1997 and RTÉ Two in 2004).
- Dominica gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
- Equatorial Guinea recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
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