Wednesday 5 July 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carmen Kempt and Glen Power.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Heaven Can Wait, directed by Warren Beatty, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Scruples by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Everyday Maths.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Canyon Bomber or Gee Bee.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1978 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Carmen Kempt: Miss Canada Universe (1997).
- Glen Power: Drummer.
- Britta Oppelt: German rower.
- Allan Simonsen: Danish race car driver (d. 2013).
- İsmail YK: German-Turkish singer-songwriter (Yurtseven Kardeşler).
- Soyuz 30 spacecraft touches down in Soviet Kazakhstan.
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