Friday 21 July 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Josh Hartnett and Damian Marley.
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.
The Driver, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Human Factor by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Spearhead.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Battle or Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
- Josh Hartnett: American actor.
- Damian Marley: Jamaican musician.
- Justin Bartha: American actor.
- Brandon Heath: Country Singer.
- Anderson da Silva Gibin: Brazilian footballer.
- Julian Huppert: English academic and politician.
- Kyoko Iwasaki: Japanese swimmer.
- Gary Teale: Scottish footballer.
- Kyoko Iwosoki: Japan -- 100m breaststroke swimmer (1992, 96 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Anderson: Brazilian footballer.
- Bolivia milt coup under general Juan Pereda, President Hugo Banzer flees
- US Postal Service and unions agree on a contract averting mail strike.
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