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..
Which were the important events of June 23, 1978?
- 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). 
- National holiday - Luxembourg
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- 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).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 23, 1978?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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.