Sunday 5 November 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bubba Watson and Xavier Tondo.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Needed Me by Anne Murray.
In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
The Wild Geese, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Cardak ni na nebu ni na zemlji.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire Truck or Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US).
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- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
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- Khomeini followers attack British embassy / El Al office in Iran
- Iranian Prime Minister Jaafar Sharif-Emami resigns to Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi.
- Rioters sack the British Embassy in Tehran.
- Indira Gandhi is re-elected to the Indian parliament.
- California voters defeat the Briggs Initiative that would have prohibited gay school teachers.
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