Friday July 28, 1978: on this day

July 28, 1978 was the 209th day of the year 1978, under the sign of Leo and the day of the week was Friday.

Is July 28, 1978 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on July 28, 1978, who was born and died on July 28, 1978, what holidays and observances are celebrated on July 28, 1978, which were the most popular songs (ex. Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb), movies (e.g. Interiors, directed by Woody Allen), TV series (e.g. Heiter Bis Wolkig) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about July 28th, 1978 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was July 28, 1978?


July 28, 1978 was a Friday and it was the 209th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar.

July 28, 1978 can also be written as 7/28/1978 in the US and as 28/7/1978 in UK and Europe.

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July 28, 1978: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on July 28, 1978:

  • 600,000 attend watkins glen summer jam in new york
  • Price of gold tops us$200 per ounce level for first time.

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July 28, 1978: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for July 28th is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in July are either Cancer or Leo. People born before July 22nd are Cancer, while people born from July 23rd have the sign of Leo.

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July 28, 1978: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for July 28, 1978 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

Discover the Horse personality and how the Earth Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on July 28th, 1978 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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July 28, 1978: What was the moon phase on that day?


Moon phase

22%

The moon phase on July 28, 1978 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on July 28, 1978 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on July 28, 1978 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 22% full, rising at 12:57 am and setting at 04:02 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 20, 1978 while the next full moon would come on Aug 18, 1978.

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Who was born on July 28, 1978?


Famous people born on July 28, 1978:

  • Yannick Jauzion

    Yannick jauzion is a retired french rugby union player known for his exceptional skills as a center and his contributions to the french...

  • Ahmon Nguyen

    Ahmon Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American essayist known for his insightful and thought-provoking writings on culture and identity.

  • Milany Stanković

    Milany Stanković is a Serbian essayist whose works explore philosophical and cultural topics.

  • Kārlis Vērdiņš

    Latvian poet.

  • Hitomi Yaida

    Japanese guitarist and singer-songwriter.

  • Jacob Oram

    New zealand cricketer.

  • Kirina Mano
  • Hendrik Borgmann
  • Hélder Rodrigues
  • Gerco Schröder
  • Sandro de Gouveia
  • Luca Pagano
  • Mario Bocaly
  • Julian Peterson
  • Birgitta Haukdal
  • Hanna Maljar
  • Andrea Franceschi

Whose famous birthday is on July 28th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on July 28th:

  • Georgia Engel
    Georgia Engel

    American actress known for her roles in television sitcoms such as 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and 'Everybody Loves Raymond'.

  • Dulquer Salmaan
    Dulquer Salmaan

    Dulquer salmaan is an indian actor known for his work in malayalam cinema and has gained popularity for his versatile performances.

  • Lori Loughlin
    Lori Loughlin

    Lori loughlin is an american actress known for her role as rebecca donaldson-katsopolis on the sitcom full house and its sequel fuller...

  • Sally Struthers
    Sally Struthers

    American actress gloria, a vacuous character in the tv series all in the family that debuted on 1/12/1971, is her most well-known role.

  • Leonor Watling
    Leonor Watling

    Spanish singer and actress (marlango).

  • Alexis Arquette
    Alexis Arquette

    American actress, musician and cabaret performer (b. 1969).

  • Francis Veber
    Francis Veber

    French screenwriter, producer, director and theater playwright.

  • Bill Bradley
    Bill Bradley

    American politician and former basketball star.

  • Woody Strode
    Woody Strode

    Former professional football player turned actor, appeared in films like 'Spartacus' and 'Once Upon a Time in the West'.

  • Rudy Vallee
    Rudy Vallee

    Rudy Vallee was a popular American singer and actor known for his distinctive voice and crooning style.

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July 28, 1978: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 45 years 8 months old,

or 548 months and 25 days old,

or 2386 weeks and 3 days old,

or 16705 days old,

if you were born on July 28, 1978.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on July 28, 1978?

There are 97 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday July 28th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on July 28, 1978?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on July 28, 1978.

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July 28, 1978: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on July 28, 1978:

  • Jan Willem van Otterloo

    Composer dies at age 70.

  • Ugo Cerroni
  • Maria Algranati
  • Giuseppe Cagnina
  • Ferdinand Hajný

What famous deaths happened on July 28th?

Famous deaths on July 28th:

  • Eileen Brennan
    Eileen Brennan

    American actress, who is the daughter a doctor and actress.

  • Bernard Cribbins
    Bernard Cribbins

    British comedian actor, voice-over and tv personality.

  • Marie Dressler
    Marie Dressler

    Canadian-american singer and actress (d. 1934).

  • Eugene Roche
    Eugene Roche

    Boston, massachusetts -- actor (foul play and slaughterhouse five).

  • Jill Esmond
    Jill Esmond

    Actress (13 women, my pal wolfe fp 1, 82).

  • Helen Traubel
    Helen Traubel

    American actress and soprano (d. 1972).

  • Joahan Sebastian Bach

    One of the greatest composers of all time, known for his masterful compositions.

  • Kyen Smith

    Inventor of a groundbreaking technology that revolutionized communication.

  • Sebasthian Bach

    Renowned composer of the Baroque period known for his compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos.

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July 28, 1978: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on July 28, 1978:

  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
  • Peru - Independence Day
  • Canada - Commemoration of the deportation of the Acadians
  • St. Sampson (a bishop)
  • Faroe Islands - álavsáka Eve

Observances on July 28, 1978:

  • World Hepatitis Day [WHO]
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July 28, 1978: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on July 28, 1978 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week July 24th and July 30th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


July 28, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on July 28, 1978 was Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb, according to the music chart for the week July 24th and July 30th.

July 28, 1978: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on July 28, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 24th and July 30th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Shadow Dancing
  2. - Baker Street
  3. - Miss You
  4. - Last Dance
  5. - Grease

July 28, 1978: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on July 28, 1978 was You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, according to the music chart for the week July 24th and July 30th.

July 28, 1978: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on July 28, 1978 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 24th and July 30th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - You're The One That I Want
  2. - The Smurf Song
  3. - Dancin' In The City
  4. - Substitute
  5. - Airport

July 28, 1978: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on July 28, 1978 was You And I by Rick James, according to the R&B music chart for the week July 24th and July 30th.

July 28, 1978: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on July 28, 1978 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week July 24th and July 30th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - You And I
  2. - Boogie Oogie Oogie
  3. - Three Times A Lady
  4. - Stuff Like That
  5. - Last Dance

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July 28, 1978: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on July 28, 1978 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Interiors

Interiors

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt

Country: United States of America

Eyes of Laura Mars

Eyes of Laura Mars

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Dourif, Rene Auberjonois

Country: United States of America

Piranha

Piranha

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States of America

Ecce bombo

Ecce bombo

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Nanni Moretti

Starring: Nanni Moretti, Lina Sastri, Fabio Traversa, Glauco Mauri, Luisa Rossi, Carola Stagnaro, Susanna Javicoli, Cristina Manni, Simona Frosi, Piero Galletti, Luciano Agati, Agenore Incrocci

Country: Italy

Blue Movie

Blue Movie

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Alberto Cavallone

Starring: Leda Simonetti, Patrizia Funari, Danielle Dugas, Claude Maran, Joseph Dickson

Country: Italy

July 28, 1978: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on July 28, 1978 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Heiter bis wolkig

Heiter bis wolkig

Release year: 1978

Dallas

Dallas

Release year: 1978

Country: United States of America

July 28, 1978: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on July 28, 1978 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Women'S Room by Marilyn French

The Women'S Room

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The bestseller of twenty-one million copies is now available again for a new generation. First published in 1977, The Women's Room was an original novel that explored the inner lives and experiences of women.

Chesapeake by James A. Michener

Chesapeake

By:

James A. Michener, a classic novelist, brings his epic legacy to bear on America's Eastern Shore's four-hundred year-old saga, from its Native American roots through the present.

All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot

All Things Wise And Wonderful

By:

James Herriot's stories of his life as a Yorkshire veterinarian were loved by readers.

The World According To Garp by John Irving

The World According To Garp

By:

20th Anniversary Edition with a new Afterword by the author. This is the story of T. S.

Kalki by Gore Vidal

Kalki

By:

Gore Vidal's metaphysical thriller is about a cult that seeks to end the world.

July 28, 1978: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on July 28, 1978 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Star Ship

Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Alto Trek

Alto Trek

Platform: Xerox Alto

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action

Atari Football

Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

Sargon

Sargon

Genre: Chess

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

history

Who was the US President on July 28, 1978?

On July 28, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 28, 1978?

On July 28, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 28, 1978?

On July 28, 1978 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about July 28th?

July 28th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 28th day of the month of July. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on July 28th, such as:

  • 2019 - 28 july 2019, kabul suicide bombing: gunfire, an explosion and more than 50 people were killed in a attack on the kabul office for vice presidential candidate amrullah salh. saleh was only slightly hurt in the attack.
  • 2018 - The ground breaking for the barack obama presidential center in jackson park (illinois) is being pushed back until all federal approvals have been completed. this won't happen until 2019.
  • 2017 - 2017 hamburg attack: a knife attack at the edeka supermarket, barmbek in hamburg leaves one person dead and four others injured. olaf scholz, the mayor of hamburg, stated that the attackers were motivated by hatred. according to reports, the attacker shouted "allahu akbar" before attacking.

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What happened in 1978?

1978 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Timbuktu! opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 243 performances
  • Funeral of Pope Paul VI
  • Iranian students occupies Iranian embassy at Wassenaar

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What was the calendar for July 1978?

July 1978 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with July being the 7th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how July 1978 calendar looked like.

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