Tuesday 31 October 1978, Halloween
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joselina Garcia and Zachary Knighton.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Needed Me by Anne Murray.
In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Elämänmeno.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Ship or Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio.
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- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
- Joselina Garcia: Miss Honduras Universe (1997).
- Zachary Knighton: American actor.
- Céline Balitran: French TV presenter, known for dating American actor George Clooney (3 years).
- Inka Grings: German footballer and manager.
- Emmanuel Izonritei: Nigerian boxer.
- Marek Saganowski: Polish footballer
- Mika Sugisaki: Japanese actress and radio host
- Martin Verkerk: Dutch tennis player
- Iranian oil workers go on strike
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