Thursday 13 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.
Revenge of the Pink Panther, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- Ryan Ludwick: American baseball player.
- Kate More: Dutch porn actress.
- Prodromos Nikolaidis: Greek basketball player.
- Antonio Veretti: Composer, dies at 78.
- BBC bans Sex Pistols No One is Innocent
- Russian dissident Ginsburg / Piatkus / Sjtsjaranki sentence to work camp
- Albania drops diplomatic relations with China PR
- Alexander Ginzburg sentenced by Soviet court to eight years.
- Lee Iacocca fired as Ford Motor President by chairman Henry Ford II.
- Walter Poenisch completes swim of 207 km from Cuba to Florida.
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