Friday August 04, 1978
US date format: 8/4/1978, UK date format: 4/8/1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 4, 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 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.
Five Deadly Venoms, directed by Cheh Chang, 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 Ausgerissen! Was nun?.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Conflict or Astro Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 04, 1978?
- 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
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 04, 1978?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?