Friday 4 August 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Emmanuelle Boidron and Mick Cain.
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.
Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while A Time For Truth by William E. Simon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Spearhead.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynasty (video game) or Alto Trek.
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- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- Emmanuelle Boidron
- Mick Cain: American actor.
- Luke Allen: American baseball player.
- Victor Beliciu: Romanian sitar player.
- Agnė Eggerth: Lithuanian sprinter.
- Ibán Espadas: Spanish footballer.
- Shaunard Harts: American football player.
- Satoshi Hino: American-Japanese voice actor.
- Benet Kaci: Kosovan journalist and singer.
- Jon Knott: American baseball player.
- Kurt Busch: American race car driver.
- Duane Ludwig: American mixed martial artist and kick-boxer.
- Sandeep Naik: Indian politician.
- Danish Nawaz: Pakistani actor and director.
- Siri Nordby: Norwegian footballer.
- JD Samson: American DJ and producer (Le Tigre MEN and The New England Roses).
- Ricardo Serrano: Spanish cyclist.
- Per-Åge Skrøder: Norwegian ice hockey player.
- Michail Stifunin: Russian ice dancer.
- Karine Legault: Canadian swimmer.
- Jeremy Adduono: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
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