Friday 3 November 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maureen Louys and Tim McIlrath.
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.
Faces of Death, directed by Conan Le Cilaire, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Elämänmeno.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US) or Space War.
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- St. Pirmin
- Japan - Culture Day (post 1946), Emperors Birthday (pre 1946)
- St. Winifred
- Also see November 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Vulganius
- St. Valentine & Hilary
- St. Valentinian
- St. Quaratus
- St. Martin de Porres
- St. Florus
- St. Domnus of Vienne
- St. Papulus
- St. Cristiolus
- Independence Day in Panama (1903, from Colombia), Dominica (1978, from Britain) and Federated States of Micronesia (1986, from France)
- St. Englatius
- R.C. Saints - November 3rd is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Acepsimas
- St. Germanus
- St. Guenhael
- St. Hermengaudis
- St. Hubert
- Maureen Louys: Belgian television presenter.
- Tim McIlrath: Rock Singer.
- Jonas Sjøvaag: Norwegian drummer (Eple Trio).
- Hiroko Sakai: Japanese softball player.
- Koshiro Take: Japanese jockey.
- Dominica gains independence from the UK and adopts constitution
- Michiko Okada wins LPGA Mizuno-Japan Golf Classic
- USSR and Vietnam sign peace and friendship treaty
- Mickey Mouse is given a gold star on Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame, the first cartoon character to be so honored.
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