Thursday July 13, 1978
US date format: 7/13/1978, UK date format: 13/7/1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 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 Tatiana Vilhelmova and Jessica Barth.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
International Velvet, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Women'S Room by Marilyn French was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Heiter bis wolkig.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventureland or Sargon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 13, 1978?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- BBC bans Sex Pistols No One is Innocent
- Russian dissident Ginsburg / Piatkus / Sjtsjaranki sentence to work camp
- Albania drops diplomatic relations with China PR
- Alexander Ginzburg sentenced by Soviet court to eight years.
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- Antonio Veretti: Composer, dies at 78.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 13, 1978?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- Father Abraham & The Smurfs - The Smurf Song
- Marshall Hain - Dancin' In The City
- Clout - Substitute
- The Motors - Airport
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 13If July 13, 1978 is your birthday you're 42 years, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 1 day.
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?