Friday 7 July 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Davor Kraljevic and Chris Andersen.
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.
Foul Play, directed by Colin Higgins, 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 Top Gear.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basketball or Clowns.
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- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
- Davor Kraljevic: Croatian footballer.
- Chris Andersen: American basketball player.
- Davor Kraljević: Croatian footballer.
- 85th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats C Evert (26 64 75)
- Solomon Islands declares independence from the UK
- The Solomon Islands become independent from the United Kingdom.
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