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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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.

But much more happened on July 1978: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1978?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1978 Act closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 233 performances
  • 02 Jul 1978 Pitcher Ron Guidry sets New York Yankees record of 13-0 start.
  • 03 Jul 1978 Establishment Amazon Pact
  • 04 Jul 1978 Memphis fire fighters halt 3-day strike under a court order
  • 05 Jul 1978 Soyuz 30 spacecraft touches down in Soviet Kazakhstan.
  • 06 Jul 1978 Israeli jet fighters swooped over mostly Moslem West Beirut
  • 07 Jul 1978 85th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats C Evert (26 64 75)
  • 08 Jul 1978 Alessandro Pertini elected President of Italy
  • 09 Jul 1978 Hello, Dolly! closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 152 performances
  • 10 Jul 1978 Bloodless military coup in Mauritania
  • 11 Jul 1978 49th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at San Diego Stadium
  • 12 Jul 1978 Sun Bank Building opens
  • 13 Jul 1978 BBC bans Sex Pistols No One is Innocent
  • 14 Jul 1978 Anatoly Scharansky convicted of anti-Soviet agitation
  • 15 Jul 1978 107th British Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at St. Andrews
  • 16 Jul 1978 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
  • 17 Jul 1978 New York Yank manager Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson fight in dug out
  • 18 Jul 1978 Egyptian and Israeli officials begin two days of talks.
  • 21 Jul 1978 Bolivia milt coup under general Juan Pereda, President Hugo Banzer flees
  • 23 Jul 1978 Reggie Jackson returns and helps Yankees win their 5th straight
  • 24 Jul 1978 Billy Martin resigns as Yankee manager after one is a born liar the other a convicted one comment about Steinbrenner and Jackson
  • 25 Jul 1978 Bob Dylan booed off Newport Folk Festival for using electric guitar
  • 26 Jul 1978 Johnny Bench hits his 300th career home run
  • 27 Jul 1978 Indians Duane Kuiper is 3rd to hit 2 bases-loaded triples (vs. Yanks)
  • 28 Jul 1978 600,000 attend Watkins Glen Summer Jam in New York
  • 29 Jul 1978 600,000 attend "Summer Jam" rock festival, Watkins Glen, New York.
  • 30 Jul 1978 Expos crush Braves, 19-0, collecting 28 hits and NL-record-tying 8 HRs
  • 31 Jul 1978 Gunman shoots his way into Iraqi Embassy in Paris

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Animal House

Animal House

Release year: 1978

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tom Hulce, Stephen Furst

Country: United States of America

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Interiors

Interiors

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

Country: United States of America

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Foul Play

Foul Play

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Burgess Meredith, Rachel Roberts

Country: United States of America

Revenge of the Pink Panther

Revenge of the Pink Panther

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Burt Kwouk, Dyan Cannon

Country: United States of America

Hooper

Hooper

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jan-Michael Vincent, Sally Field, Brian Keith

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1978?
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Chesapeake by James A. Michener

Chesapeake

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In this classic novel, James A. Michener brings his grand epic tradition to bear on the four-hundred-year saga of America’s Eastern Shore, from its Native American roots to the modern age.

The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

The Silmarillion

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“Majestic! . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own, medieval romances, fierce fairy tales, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury .

The Final Conclave by Malachi Martin

The Final Conclave

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The Final Conclave

Final Payments by Mary Gordon

Final Payments

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When Isabel Moore's father dies, she finds herself, at the age of thirty, suddenly freed from eleven years of uninterrupted care for a helpless man.

All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot

All Things Wise And Wonderful

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Readers adored James Herriot's tales of his life as a Yorkshire animal doctor in All Creatures Great and Small and All Things Bright and Beautiful.