Wednesday August 02, 1978

US date format: 8/2/1978, UK date format: 2/8/1978

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on August 2, 1978, here's what our experts found out: it was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac and Moon Sign on August 2, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Natashia Williams and Goran Gavrančić. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Miss You by The Rolling Stones. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Five Deadly Venoms, directed by Cheh Chang, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1978 while A Time For Truth by William E. Simon was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Ausgerissen! Was nun?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gee Bee or Video Pinball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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Movies

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Five Deadly Venoms

Five Deadly Venoms

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Cheh Chang

Starring: Sheng Chiang, Chien Sun, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok, Meng Lo

Mardi Gras Massacre

Mardi Gras Massacre

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Jack Weis

Starring: Curt Dawson, Gwen Arment, William Metzo, Laura Misch Owens

Interiors

Interiors

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Ausgerissen! Was nun?

Ausgerissen! Was nun?

Release year: 1978

Under the Same Sun

Under the Same Sun

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Sameh Zoabi

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Time For Truth by William E. Simon

A Time For Truth

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A distinguished conservative dissects the economic and political policies that threaten our liberty - and points the way to an American Renaissance.

The Only Investment Guide You'Ll Ever Need by Andrew Tobias

The Only Investment Guide You'Ll Ever Need

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For more than thirty years, The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need has been a favorite finance guide, earning the allegiance of more than a million readers across the United States.

The Women'S Room by Marilyn French

The Women'S Room

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The twenty-one-million copy bestseller-available again for a new generation of readers Originally published in 1977, The Women's Room was a novel that-for the first time-expressed the inner lives of women who

Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett

Eye Of The Needle

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The worldwide phenomenon from the author of Edge of Eternity.His code name was “The Needle.” He was a German aristocrat of extraordinary intelligence—a master spy with a legacy of violence in

Final Payments by Mary Gordon

Final Payments

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When Isabel Moore's father dies, she finds herself, at the age of thirty, suddenly freed from eleven years of uninterrupted care for a helpless man.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gee Bee

Gee Bee

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Gremlin Industries

Video Pinball

Video Pinball

Platform: Dedicated console, Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Sargon

Sargon

Genre: Chess

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

A Game of Concentration

A Game of Concentration

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Concentration

Publisher: Atari

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 02, 1978?

On August 02, 1978 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is August 02, 1978?

On August 02, 1978 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 02, 1978?

On August 02, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 02, 1978?

On August 02, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 02, 1978?

On August 02, 1978 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 02, 1978?

On August 02, 1978 several famous people were born including, Natashia Williams, Goran Gavrančić, Matt Guerrier.

Which famous people died on August 02, 1978?

Famous people died on August 02, 1978 include, Carlos Chavez y Ramires, Satomi Myodo, Totie Fields [Sophie Feldman].

What was the number one song in August 02, 1978?

The number one song in the week of August 02, 1978 was Miss You by The Rolling Stones in US and You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John in UK.

What were the top hits on August 02, 1978?

The top hits on August 02, 1978 were Miss You by The Rolling Stones, Three Times A Lady by Commodores, Grease by Frankie Valli in US and You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, Three Times A Lady by The Commodores, Substitute by Clout in UK.