Monday 17 July 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Hettinga and Noah Lennox.
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.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The World According To Garp by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Spearhead.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasto or Superman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 July 1978 ?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- Mike Hettinga: American professional wrestler.
- Noah Lennox: American musician.
- Katharine Towne: American actress.
- Emilie Simon: French singer.
- Panda Bear: Pop Singer.
- Ricardo Arona: Brazilian mixed martial artist
- Mike Knox: American wrestler
- Trevor McNevan: Canadian singer-songwriter (Thousand Foot Krutch and FM Static)
- Thayer David: Actor (Rocky, Roots, Savages), dies at 51.
- New York Yank manager Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson fight in dug out
- Reggie Jackson refusal to bunt causes mgr Billy Martin to suspend him
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