Friday 30 June 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Lomba and Ben Cousins.
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.
Convoy, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Women'S Room by Marilyn French was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Everyday Maths.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Superman or Sargon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
- Jimmy Lomba: French athlete who specialises in the 800 metres.
- Ben Cousins: Australian football player.
- Patrick Ivuti: Kenyan runner.
- Claudio Rivalta: Italian footballer.
- English Prince Michael marries baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz
- Larry Doby becomes manager of the Chicago White Sox.
- Ethiopia begins a massive offensive in Eritrea.
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