Friday June 23, 1978

US date format: 6/23/1978, UK date format: 23/6/1978

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on June 23, 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 Memphis Bleek and Frederic Leclercq. In that special week of June 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. Heaven Can Wait, directed by Warren Beatty, Buck Henry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heiter bis wolkig. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tournament Table or Blasto.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
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Events

  • Panamá recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • Yemen Arab Republic President Ahmad al-Ghashmi is killed.
  • The Gay Lesbian Solidarity March is held in Sydney, Australia to mark 10th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots (which later becomes the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras later incorporating a festival).

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Movies

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Trishul

Trishul

Directed by: Yash Chopra

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

Don

Don

Directed by: Chandra Barot

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Pran, Iftekhar

Midnight Express

Midnight Express

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli

Country: United States of America

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The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Tommy Lewis, Freddy Reynolds, Angela Punch McGregor, Ray Barrett

Big Wednesday

Big Wednesday

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville

TV Series

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Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole of the Bailey

Starring: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

High Hopes

High Hopes

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

Heiter bis wolkig

Heiter bis wolkig

Future Boy Conan

Future Boy Conan

Starring: Noriko Ohara, Masatô Ibu, Mieko Nobusawa, Kazuyo Aoki

Country: Japan

Come Back, Lucy

Come Back, Lucy

Starring: Emma Bakhle, Bernadette Windsor, Phyllida Law, Royce Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon

Bloodline

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Sheldon's sweeping saga of greed and betrayal, sabotage and danger, and the ties that can kill...Roffe and Sons is a family firm, an international empire filled with desperate, cash-hungry family members.

The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden

The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady

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This is a facsimile reproduction of a naturalist's diary for the year 1906. Edith Holden recorded in words and paintings the flora and fauna of the British countryside through the changing seasons of the year.

The Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum

The Holcroft Covenant

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The Fourth Reich is waiting to arise—and the only man who can stop it is about to sign its birth certificate.

Stained Glass by William F. Buckley Jr

Stained Glass

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Blackford Oakes returns! The spy who made SAVING THE QUEEN so memorable now tackles the problem of Count Axel Wintergrin, whose campaign for a unified Germany is causing panic on

The Final Conclave by Malachi Martin

The Final Conclave

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The Final Conclave

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Casino

Casino

Platform: Atari 2600 Microsoft Windows Xbox Playstation 2

MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Tournament Table

Tournament Table

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Space Invaders

Space Invaders

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Blasto

Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 23, 1978?

On June 23, 1978 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is June 23, 1978?

On June 23, 1978 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 23, 1978?

On June 23, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 23, 1978?

On June 23, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on June 23, 1978?

On June 23, 1978 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 23, 1978?

On June 23, 1978 several famous people were born including, Frederic Leclercq, Memphis Bleek, Frédéric Leclercq.

What was the number one song in June 23, 1978?

The number one song in the week of June 23, 1978 was Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb in US and You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John in UK.

What were the top hits on June 23, 1978?

The top hits on June 23, 1978 were Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb, Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty, It's A Heartache by Bonnie Tyler in US and You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M, The Boy From New York City by Darts in UK.