Thursday 20 July 1978US date format: 7/20/1978, UK date format: 20/7/1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 20, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Cédric Heymans and Pavel Datsyuk.
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.
Hooper, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Final Payments by Mary Gordon 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 Basketball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 20 July 1978
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Which were the important events of 20 July 1978 ?
- St. Jerome Aemiliani
- St. Rufina
- St. Flavian
- St. Justa
- St. Margaret of Antioch
- St. Sabinus
- St. Joseph of Barsabas
- Brazil - Friendship Day
- St. Ceslas
- Argentina - Dfa del Amigo (Friendship Day)
- Japan - Marine Day (Umi-no-hi, currently it falls on the third Monday in July.)
- Northern Cyprus - Peace and Freedom Day
- Colombia - Independence Day
- Feast day for at least seventeen saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Aurelius
- St. Wulmar/Ulmar
- St. Severa1
- St. Barhadbesciabas
- St. Severa2
- St. Wilgefortis
- International chess day
- Cédric Heymans
- Pavel Datsyuk: Russian ice hockey player.
- Keaton Simons
- Charlie Korsmo: Actor (Dick Tracy, What About Bob).
- Tamsyn Manou: Australian runner.
- Andrus Murumets: Estonian strongman.
- Denny Mendez: Miss Italy Universe (1997).
- Will Solomon: American basketball player.
- Elliott Yamin: American singer-songwriter.
- Ieva Zunda: Latvian runner and hurdler.
- Chris Sligh: American singer-songwriter and producer...
- Jen Grubb: Elk Hart, Indiana -- Soccer defender...
- Tamsyn Lewis: Australian athlete.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - You And I
- Quincy Jones - Stuff Like That
- A Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Donna Summer - Last Dance
- Teddy Pendergrass - Close The Door
- Linda Clifford - Runaway Love
- The O'Jays - Use Ta Be My Girl
- Evelyn "Champagne" King - Shame
- Natalie Cole - Annie Mae
Top #5 songs in the UK
- John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- The Smurf Song - Father Abraham & The Smurfs
- Marshall Hain - Dancin' In The City
- Clout - Substitute
- The Motors - Airport
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