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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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The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Country: United States of America

Die Hard

Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States of America

Akira

Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Starring: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Country: United States of America

Little Old New York

Little Old New York

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Marion Davies, Stephen Carr, J.M. Kerrigan, Harrison Ford

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1978?
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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 Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum

The Holcroft Covenant

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The Fourth Reich is waiting to arise—and the only man who can stop it is about to sign its birth certificate.

The World According To Garp by John Irving

The World According To Garp

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20th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONwith a new Afterword from the authorThe New York Times bestsellerThis is the life and times of T. S.

Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon

Bloodline

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Sheldon's sweeping saga of greed and betrayal, sabotage and danger, and the ties that can kill...Roffe and Sons is a family firm, an international empire filled with desperate, cash-hungry family members.

A Time For Truth by William E. Simon

A Time For Truth

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A distinguished conservative dissects the economic and political policies that threaten our liberty - and points the way to an American Renaissance.