Friday 28 July 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jacob Oram and Kārlis Vērdiņš.
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.
Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Spearhead.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US) or Frogs.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 July 1978 ?
- St. Celsus
- St. Victor
- St. Innocent
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
- San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
- Peru - Independence Day
- Faroe Islands - �lavs�ka Eve
- Canada - Commemoration of the deportation of the Acadians
- St. Sampson (a bishop)
- Jacob Oram: New Zealand cricketer.
- Kārlis Vērdiņš: Latvian poet.
- Hitomi Yaida: Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Jan Willem van Otterloo: Composer, dies at 70.
- 600,000 attend Watkins Glen Summer Jam in New York
- Price of gold tops US$200 per ounce level for first time.
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