Friday May 26, 1978
US date format: 5/26/1978, UK date format: 26/5/1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 26, 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 Elke Vanelderen and Laurence Fox.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to by .
In UK by was in the top 5 hits.
Fedora, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum 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 Slot Racers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 26, 1978?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
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- 1st legal gambling casino opens in Atlantic City
- Atlantic City, New Jersey, opens its first gambling casino, run by Resorts International. New Jersey governor Brendan Byrne opens the casino at 10AM. The first legal bet is made by Steve Lawrence, $10 on craps, pass, loses.
- Cybele: Greek actress (Born 1887).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 26, 1978?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring
- The Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Darts - The Boy From New York City
- Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams - Too Much Too Little Too Late
- Dee D Jackson - Automatic Lover
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 26If May 26, 1978 is your birthday you're 42 years, 6 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 28 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 26, 1978?
On May 26, 1978 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is May 26, 1978?
On May 26, 1978 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 26, 1978?
On May 26, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 26, 1978?
On May 26, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on May 26, 1978?
On May 26, 1978 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 26, 1978?
On May 26, 1978 several famous people were born including, Elke Vanelderen, Laurence Fox, Jaheim .
Which famous people died on May 26, 1978?
Famous people died on May 26, 1978 include, Cybele.
What was the number one song in May 26, 1978?
The number one song in the week of May 26, 1978 was With A Little Luck by Wings in US and Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M in UK.
What were the top hits on May 26, 1978?
The top hits on May 26, 1978 were With A Little Luck by Wings, Too Much, Too Little, Too Late by Johnny Mathis, You're The One That I Want by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in US and Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M, Night Fever by The Bee Gees, The Boy From New York City by Darts in UK.