Thursday 6 July 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
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Which were the important events of 6 July 1978 ?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
- Rachel Rochelli: Houston, Texas -- Gymnast (1996 Olympics).
- Tamera Mowry: Twin actress (Sisters).
- Tia Mowry: American actress.
- Adam Busch: American actor director and producer.
- Kevin Senio: New Zealand rugby player.
- Mowry Twins: American idential twin actors on ABC's popular "Sister, Sister" series. They were born in Germany where their parents, in the miltary, were stationed. When the twins were two, they moved to Fort Hood, TX, then to Honolulu. In 1986 they returned to Texas.
- Israeli jet fighters swooped over mostly Moslem West Beirut
- The Taunton sleeping car fire occurs in Taunton, Somerset killing twelve people.
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