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WhoBirthdayAge on Sunday, Jan 1 1978
Snitz Edwards
01/01/1868-05/01/1937
110
Died Aged:69
Frank Hall Crane
01/01/1873-09/01/1948
105
Died Aged:75
Willis Robards
01/01/1873-11/03/1921
105
Died Aged:48
Aldrich Bowker
01/01/1875-03/21/1947
103
Died Aged:72
William E. Cassidy
01/01/1876-04/06/1943
102
Died Aged:67
Charlotte Barbier-Krauss
01/01/1877-09/19/1938
101
Died Aged:61
Edward Dillon
01/01/1879-07/11/1933
99
Died Aged:54
Paul Porcasi
01/01/1879-08/08/1946
99
Died Aged:67
Edie Martin
01/01/1880-02/22/1964
98
Died Aged:84
William Edmunds
01/01/1885-12/07/1981
93
Willard Robertson
01/01/1886-04/05/1948
92
Died Aged:62
Art Howard
01/01/1887-05/28/1963
91
Died Aged:76
Frank J. Coleman
01/01/1889-11/29/1948
89
Died Aged:59
Tom Dugan
01/01/1889-03/07/1955
89
Died Aged:66
Alice Tissot
01/01/1890-05/05/1971
88
Died Aged:81
Charles Bickford
01/01/1891-11/09/1967
87
Died Aged:76
Marguerita Padula
01/01/1891-02/22/1957
87
Died Aged:66
Frank Pettingell
01/01/1891-02/17/1966
87
Died Aged:75
Meier Tzelniker
01/01/1894-1982
84
Jimmy Hollywood
01/01/1895-07/02/1955
83
Died Aged:60
J. Edgar Hoover
01/01/1895-05/02/1972
83
Died Aged:77
Iván Petrovich
01/01/1896-10/18/1962
82
Died Aged:66
Hans von Morhart
01/01/1896
82
Joseph Hamilton
01/01/1899-02/20/1965
79
Died Aged:66
Paola Borboni
01/01/1900-04/09/1995
78
Xavier Cugat
01/01/1900-10/27/1990
78
Mildred Davis
01/01/1900-08/18/1969
78
Died Aged:69
Roger Maxwell
01/01/1900-11/24/1971
78
Died Aged:71
Lillian Rich
01/01/1900-01/05/1954
78
Died Aged:54
Odette Roger
01/01/1900-08/24/1985
78
Everett Brown
01/01/1902-10/25/1953
76
Died Aged:51
Jerry Fletcher
01/01/1902-12/21/1984
76
Leslie Anderson
01/01/1903-1977
75
Geraldine Dvorak
01/01/1904-04/25/1985
74
Nelson Leigh
01/01/1905-07/03/1985
73
Al Minns
01/01/1905-04/24/1985
73
Norah Baring
01/01/1907-02/08/1985
71
Dana Andrews
01/01/1909-12/17/1992
69
Russ Bender
01/01/1910-08/16/1969
68
Died Aged:59
Kamer Baba
01/01/1911-08/29/1985
67
Basil Dearden
01/01/1911-03/23/1971
67
Died Aged:60
Margaret Nearing
01/01/1913-05/21/1983
65
Gilbert Green
01/01/1914-04/15/1984
64
Maxine Doyle
01/01/1915-05/08/1973
63
Died Aged:58
Shannon Bolin
01/01/1917-03/25/2016
61
Robert Bruce
01/01/1917-1968
61
Dan Cunningham
01/01/1917-09/??/2001
61
Émile Genevois
01/01/1918-09/19/1962
60
Died Aged:44
Leonard Trolley
01/01/1918-02/10/2005
60
Carole Landis
01/01/1919-07/05/1948
59
Died Aged:29
J.D. Salinger
01/01/1919-01/27/2010
59
Willie Fennell
01/01/1920-09/08/1992
58
Golden Henning
01/01/1920-09/16/2015
58
César Baldaccini
01/01/1921-12/06/1998
57
Regina Bianchi
01/01/1921-04/05/2013
57
Bill Bradley
01/01/1921
57
Evelyne Smith
01/01/1921-03/17/1992
57
Barbara Baxley
01/01/1923-06/07/1990
55
Sheila Manahan
01/01/1924-03/29/1988
54
François Patrice
01/01/1924
54
John Warner
01/01/1924-05/19/2001
54
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard
01/01/1925-01/08/1981
53
Valentina Cortese
01/01/1925
53
Paul-Emile Deiber
01/01/1925-12/14/2011
53
Raymond Pellegrin
01/01/1925-10/14/2007
53
Stella Tanner
01/01/1925-03/26/2012
53
Riccardo Garrone
01/01/1926-03/14/2016
52
Zena Marshall
01/01/1926-07/10/2009
52
Yvonne Sanson
01/01/1926-07/23/2003
52
Claudio Villa
01/01/1926-02/07/1987
52
Pat Heywood
01/01/1927
51
Masaki Shinohara
01/01/1927
51
Helen Westcott
01/01/1928-03/17/1998
50
Haruo Nakajima
01/01/1929-08/07/2017
49
Yvonne De Lavallade
01/01/1930
48
Ty Hardin
01/01/1930-08/03/2017
48
Mohammad Shamsi
01/01/1930
48
John Wood
01/01/1930-08/06/2011
48
Anatoli Romashin
01/01/1931-08/08/2000
47
Fritz Hakl
01/01/1932-02/28/2012
46
Jacqueline Scott
01/01/1932
46
Hiroshi Tanaka
01/01/1934-01/02/1993
44
Brian G. Hutton
01/01/1935-08/19/2014
43
Brian G. Hutton
01/01/1935-08/19/2014
43
Fred Holliday
01/01/1936-11/21/1995
42
Eliane Salmon
01/01/1937
41
Neil Connery
01/01/1938
40
Jerry DeWilde
01/01/1938
40
Frank Langella
01/01/1938
40
Don Sullivan
01/01/1938-01/06/2018
40
Noel Trevarthen
01/01/1938-12/03/1999
40
Harlan Jordan
01/01/1939-11/03/2001
39
Michèle Mercier
01/01/1939
39
Sandra Knight
01/01/1940
38
Tony Wall
01/01/1940-08/29/2014
38
Simón Andreu
01/01/1941
37
Jim Baffico
01/01/1942
36
Lara Lindsay
01/01/1942
36
Michael Maurer
01/01/1942
36
Dorothy Tristan
01/01/1942
36
Stanley Kamel
01/01/1943-04/08/2008
35
Don Novello
01/01/1943
35
Marian Opania
01/01/1943
35
Jimmy Hart
01/01/1944
34
Suzy Kendall
01/01/1944
34
Bob Minor
01/01/1944
34
Victor Steinbach
01/01/1944
34
Chris April
01/01/1945
33
Ira Hagen
01/01/1945
33
Jacky Ickx
01/01/1945
33
Rick Hurst
01/01/1946
32
Anne Aston
01/01/1948
30
Bengt C.W. Carlsson
01/01/1948
30
Pam Ferris
01/01/1948
30
Dieter Okras
01/01/1948-01/23/2014
30
Katya Wyeth
01/01/1948
30
Aimee Eccles
01/01/1949
29
Leon Isaac Kennedy
01/01/1949
29
Don Opper
01/01/1949
29
Anniqa Järlefors
01/01/1950
28
Hugh Hayes
01/01/1950
28
Pascal N'Zonzi
01/01/1951
27
Stephanie Faracy
01/01/1952
26
Matt Roe
01/01/1952-10/09/2003
26
Eva Mottley
01/01/1953-02/14/1985
25
Richard Edson
01/01/1954
24
Daniel Kenigsberg
01/01/1954
24
Jodi Long
01/01/1954
24
Helen Wellington-Lloyd
01/01/1954
24
Timothy F. Crowley
01/01/1955
23
Jonathan Hartman
01/01/1956
22
Andrew Lesnie
01/01/1956-04/27/2015
22
Luis Guzmán
01/01/1957
21
Joseph Rockman
01/01/1957
21
Madolyn Smith
01/01/1957
21
Julia Nickson
01/01/1958
20
Renn Woods
01/01/1958
20
Adrian Hall
01/01/1959
19
Albie Selznick
01/01/1959
19
Shinya Tsukamoto
01/01/1960
18
Karina Huff
01/01/1961-04/18/2016
17
Mark Wingett
01/01/1961
17
Richard Roxburgh
01/01/1962
16
Linda Henry
01/01/1963
15
Juli Donald
01/01/1964
14
Stefan Gebelhoff
01/01/1964
14
Dedee Pfeiffer
01/01/1964
14
Embeth Davidtz
01/01/1966
12
Sharon Small
01/01/1967
11
Morris Chestnut
01/01/1969
9
Nicolle Dickson
01/01/1969
9
Sophie Okonedo
01/01/1969
9
Verne Troyer
01/01/1969-04/21/2018
9
Gabriel Jarret
01/01/1970
8
Catherine McCormack
01/01/1972
6
Danny Lloyd
01/01/1973
5
Carmen Ejogo
01/01/1974
4
Elodie Frenck
01/01/1975
3
Toni Ann Gisondi
01/01/1975
3
Iris Bahr
01/01/1977
1
Steven Robertson
01/01/1977
1
Sam Spruell
01/01/1977
1
Andrew Baley
01/01/1978
0


Aired on Sunday, Jan 1 1978
Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew MysteriesThe Lady on Thursday at Ten
Last of the Summer WineA Merry Heatwave

Now Showing Sunday, Jan 1 1978
UK
Dominion
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
Leicester Square Theatre
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Now Showing Sunday, Jan 1 1978
USA
Capitol Cinema
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Aired on Sunday, Jan 1 1978
USA
ABC
 8:00 pmSix Million Dollar ManWalk a Deadly Wing

UK Chart
Saturday, Dec 31 1977
Mull Of KintyreWings1
Girl's SchoolWings1
The Floral DanceBrighouse & Rastrick Brass Band2
How Deep Is Your LoveThe Bee Gees3
I Will!Ruby Winters4
White ChristmasBing Crosby5
Love's UnkindDonna Summer6
It's A HeartacheBonnie Tyler7
Daddy Cool-The Girl Can't Help It (Medley)Darts8
Egyptian ReggaeJonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers9
Put Your Love In MeHot Chocolate10
BelfastBoney M11
Dancin' PartyShowaddywaddy12
Love Of My LifeThe Dooleys13
My WayElvis Presley14
Watchin' The DetectivesElvis Costello15
Mary Of The 4th FormThe Boomtown Rats16
Let's Have A Quiet Night InDavid Soul17
Don't It Make My Brown Eyes BlueCrystal Gayle18
Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)Chic19
Turn To StoneElectric Light Orchestra20


US Chart
Saturday, Dec 31 1977
How Deep Is Your LoveBee Gees1
You Light Up My LifeDebby Boone2
Blue BayouLinda Ronstadt3
(Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love AgainL.T.D.4
It's So EasyLinda Ronstadt5
Baby Come BackPlayer6
Don't It Make My Brown Eyes BlueCrystal Gayle7
Here You Come AgainDolly Parton8
Sentimental LadyBob Welch9
Slip Slidin' AwayPaul Simon10
You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)Rod Stewart11
You Can't Turn Me Off (In The Middle Of Turning Me On)High Inergy12
Isn't It TimeThe Babys13
Come Sail AwayStyx14
Hey DeanieShaun Cassidy15
We're All AloneRita Coolidge16
SwingtownSteve Miller Band17
We Are The ChampionsQueen18
Runaround SueLeif Garrett19
Short PeopleRandy Newman20