Friday 21 July 1978
It was Friday, 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.
The Driver, directed by Walter Hill, 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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- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
- Anderson da Silva Gibin: Brazilian footballer.
- Julian Huppert: English academic and politician.
- Kyoko Iwosoki: Japan -- 100m breaststroke swimmer (1992, 96 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Kyoko Iwasaki: Japanese swimmer.
- Gary Teale: Scottish footballer.
- Brandon Heath: Country Singer
- Justin Bartha: American actor
- Damian Marley: Jamaican musician
- Josh Hartnett: American actor
- Anderson: Brazilian footballer
- Bolivia milt coup under general Juan Pereda, President Hugo Banzer flees
- US Postal Service and unions agree on a contract averting mail strike.
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