Friday 14 July 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mattias Ekström and Caroline Lesley.
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.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, directed by Michael Schultz, 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 Spearhead.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Cottage or Phasor Zap.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 July 1978 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
- France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
- Mattias Ekström: Swedish race car driver.
- Caroline Lesley: Canadian-American actress director and screenwriter.
- Kristy Wright: Australian actress.
- Anatoly Scharansky convicted of anti-Soviet agitation
- Ump Doug Harvey ejects Don Sutton after discovering 3 scuffed balls
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