Sunday November 05, 1978

US date format: 11/5/1978, UK date format: 5/11/1978

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on November 5, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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. Magic, directed by Richard Attenborough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 On TV people were watching Treasure Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Conflict or Canyon Bomber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1978, at November 05 across the years or at November 1978 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
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Events

  • 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.
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Movies

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Autumn Sonata

Autumn Sonata

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk

Country: United States of America

Days of Heaven

Days of Heaven

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz

Country: United States of America

Halloween

Halloween

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

Country: United States of America

Watership Down

Watership Down

Directed by: Martin Rosen

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson, Michael Graham Cox

Country: United States of America

The Silent Partner

The Silent Partner

Directed by: Daryl Duke

Starring: Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, Céline Lomez

Sport Games on November 05, 1978

Sport Games on November 05, 1978


NFL

American Football
  • Cincinnati Bengals - San Diego Chargers : 13 - 22
  • Cleveland Browns - Houston Oilers : 10 - 14
  • Dallas Cowboys - Miami Dolphins : 16 - 23
  • Detroit Lions - Minnesota Vikings : 7 - 17
  • Green Bay Packers - Philadelphia Eagles : 3 - 10
See all American Football game results of November 05, 1978

TV Series

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Starring: Joe Thomas, Bobby Thong

Country: Japan

Apple Pie

Apple Pie

Directed by: Howard Goldberg

Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

La segunda oportunidad

La segunda oportunidad

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cosmic Conflict

Cosmic Conflict

Platform: Magnavox Odyssey² (US) Philips Videopac (Europe)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Magnavox / Philips

Atari Football

Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

Canyon Bomber

Canyon Bomber

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Sky Diver

Sky Diver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blasto

Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 05, 1978?

On November 05, 1978 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is November 05, 1978?

On November 05, 1978 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 05, 1978?

On November 05, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 05, 1978?

On November 05, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on November 05, 1978?

On November 05, 1978 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 05, 1978?

On November 05, 1978 several famous people were born including, Bubba Watson, Xavier Tondo.

What was the number one song in November 05, 1978?

The number one song in the week of November 05, 1978 was You Needed Me by Anne Murray in US and Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats in UK.

What were the top hits on November 05, 1978?

The top hits on November 05, 1978 were You Needed Me by Anne Murray, MacArthur Park by Donna Summer, Reminiscing by Little River Band in US and Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats, Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, Hopelessly Devoted To You by Olivia Newton-John in UK.


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