Saturday May 06, 1978

US date format: 5/6/1978, UK date format: 6/5/1978

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 6, 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 Tony Estanguet and Tanguy de Lamotte. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees. In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Don, directed by Chandra Barot, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1978 while The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Video Pinball or Alto Trek.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
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Events

  • 104th Kentucky Derby: Steve Cauthen aboard Affirmed wins in 2:01.2.
  • South Africa military goes into Angola.

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Movies

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Don

Don

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Chandra Barot

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Pran, Iftekhar

Martin

Martin

Release year: 1978

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: John Amplas, Lincoln Maazel, Christine Forrest, Elyane Nadeau

The End

The End

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Dom DeLuise, Strother Martin

A Different Story

A Different Story

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Paul Aaron

Starring: Perry King, Meg Foster, Valerie Curtin, Peter Donat

Trishul

Trishul

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Hema Malini

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Books

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The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams

The Plague Dogs

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"Thousands and thousands of people will love this book!"THE BOSTON GLOBEA lyrical, engrossing tale, by the author of WATERSHIP DOWN, Richard Adams creates a lyrical and engrossing tale, a remarkable journey

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

Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin

Delta Of Venus

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An extraordinarily rich and exotic collection from the mistress of erotic writing In Delta of Venus, Anais Nin pens a lush, magical world where the characters of her imagination possess the most universal of desires and exceptional of talents.

Scruples by Judith Krantz

Scruples

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Scruples is the novel that created publishing history, the first-and widely acknowledged to be the very best-novel ever written about the staggeringly luxurious life of a Beverly Hills boutique and the people who work in

The Black Marble by Joseph Wambaugh

The Black Marble

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He is a damned good cop -- a burned-out homicide detective wrapped around a Smith & Wesson .38 and a vodka bottle.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Video Pinball

Video Pinball

Platform: Dedicated console, Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Alto Trek

Alto Trek

Platform: Xerox Alto

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action

Sargon

Sargon

Genre: Chess

Canyon Bomber

Canyon Bomber

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc

The Cottage

The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 06, 1978?

On May 06, 1978 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is May 06, 1978?

On May 06, 1978 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 06, 1978?

On May 06, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 06, 1978?

On May 06, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 06, 1978?

On May 06, 1978 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 06, 1978?

On May 06, 1978 several famous people were born including, Tony Estanguet, Tanguy de Lamotte, John Abraham.

Which famous people died on May 06, 1978?

Famous people died on May 06, 1978 include, Ko van Dijk Jr, Ethelda Bleibtrey.

What was the number one song in May 06, 1978?

The number one song in the week of May 06, 1978 was Night Fever by Bee Gees in US and Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M in UK.

What were the top hits on May 06, 1978?

The top hits on May 06, 1978 were Night Fever by Bee Gees, If I Can't Have You by Yvonne Elliman, Can't Smile Without You by Barry Manilow in US and Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M, Night Fever by The Bee Gees, The Boy From New York City by Darts in UK.