Sunday 6 August 1978
It was Sunday, 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..
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Which were the important events of 6 August 1978 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Brian Maillard: Swiss guitarist (Dominici).
- Marisa Miller: American model.
- Katie Price: English model actress and singer.
- Reuben Rox: American actor director and producer.
- Marvel Smith: American football player.
- 60th PGA Championship: John Mahaffey shoots a 276 at Oakmont Country Club - Pennsylvania
- Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Colgate Europea Golf Open
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