Thursday June 29, 1978
US date format: 6/29/1978, UK date format: 29/6/1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 29, 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 Nicole Scherzinger and Steve Savidan.
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 The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Heiter bis wolkig.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US) or Cosmic Conflict.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 29, 1978?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- US Vice President Walter F Mondale begins trip to Mid-East.
- Actor Bob Crane (Colonel Hogan - Hogan's Heroes, Donna Reed Show), murdered at age 49.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 29, 1978?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- Father Abraham & The Smurfs - The Smurf Song
- Marshall Hain - Dancin' In The City
- Clout - Substitute
- The Motors - Airport
Top #10 R&B songs
- Quincy Jones - Stuff Like That
- Teddy Pendergrass - Close The Door
- Linda Clifford - Runaway Love
- The O'Jays - Use Ta Be My Girl
- Rick James - You And I
- Natalie Cole - Annie Mae
- Evelyn "Champagne" King - Shame
- Heatwave - The Grooveline
- George Duke - Dukey Stick (Part One)
- The Isley Brothers - Take Me To The Next Phase
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 29If June 29, 1978 is your birthday you're 42 years, 4 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 29 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 June 29, 1978?
On June 29, 1978 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is June 29, 1978?
On June 29, 1978 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on June 29, 1978?
On June 29, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 29, 1978?
On June 29, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on June 29, 1978?
On June 29, 1978 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on June 29, 1978?
On June 29, 1978 several famous people were born including, Nicole Scherzinger, Steve Savidan, Sam Farrar.
What was the number one song in June 29, 1978?
The number one song in the week of June 29, 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 29, 1978?
The top hits on June 29, 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, The Smurf Song by Father Abraham & The Smurfs, Dancin' In The City by Marshall Hain in UK.