Monday 10 July 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jesse Lacey and Amy Grossberg.
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 The Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Top Gear.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basketball or Space Invaders.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 July 1978 ?
- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
- Jesse Lacey: American musician (Brand New).
- Amy Grossberg: American teenager who gave birth to a baby and discarded it in a trash bag.
- Bloodless military coup in Mauritania
- Military coup in Mauritania, President Moktar flees
- World News Tonight premieres on ABC.
- President Moktar Ould Daddah of Mauritania is ousted in a bloodless coup d'etat.
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