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WhoBirthdayAge on Wednesday, Aug 30 1978
Margaret Emden
08/30/1878-02/13/1946
100
Died Aged:67
Fred Cavens
08/30/1882-04/30/1962
96
Died Aged:79
Stanley Mann
08/30/1883-08/10/1953
95
Died Aged:69
Auguste Mouriès
08/30/1883-02/16/1956
95
Died Aged:72
Eduardo Ciannelli
08/30/1889-10/08/1969
89
Died Aged:80
Scott Moore
08/30/1890-12/17/1967
88
Died Aged:77
Paul Lewitt
08/30/1895-09/11/1983
83
Arthur Rankin
08/30/1895-03/23/1947
83
Died Aged:51
Raymond Massey
08/30/1896-07/29/1983
82
Lucien Coëdel
08/30/1899-09/28/1947
79
Died Aged:48
John Eldredge
08/30/1904-09/23/1961
74
Died Aged:57
Sarah Selby
08/30/1905-01/07/1980
73
Joan Blondell
08/30/1906-12/25/1979
72
Shirley Booth
08/30/1907-10/16/1992
71
David Clarke
08/30/1908-04/18/2004
70
Fred MacMurray
08/30/1908-11/05/1991
70
Gene Coogan
08/30/1909-01/26/1972
69
Died Aged:62
Donald Bisset
08/30/1910-08/10/1995
68
Frederick Farley
08/30/1912-07/21/1978
66
Died Aged:65
Leda Gloria
08/30/1912-03/16/1997
66
Leo Wollenborg
08/30/1912-08/08/2000
66
Alan Davis
08/30/1913-12/11/1943
65
Died Aged:30
Julie Bishop
08/30/1914-08/30/2001
64
Jacqueline Wells
08/30/1914-08/30/2001
64
Joyce Graeme
08/30/1918-02/26/1991
60
Raymond Godshall Jr.
08/30/1919-04/20/2012
59
Marvin Einhorn
08/30/1920-04/30/2014
58
Donald Hewlett
08/30/1920-06/04/2011
58
Brewster Mason
08/30/1922-08/14/1987
56
Pauline Murray
08/30/1922-12/31/1994
56
William Duell
08/30/1923-12/22/2011
55
Roger Pierre
08/30/1923-01/23/2010
55
Elena Volskaya
08/30/1923-04/04/1998
55
Donald Symington
08/30/1925-07/24/2013
53
Bill Daily
08/30/1927
51
Harvey Hart
08/30/1928-11/21/1989
50
Olimpia Cavalli
08/30/1930-03/29/2012
48
Tom Lacy
08/30/1933
45
Anatoliy Solonitsyn
08/30/1934-06/11/1982
44
Anna Barry
08/30/1935
43
Peter Cartwright
08/30/1935-11/18/2013
43
Bob Westmoreland
08/30/1935-10/06/2009
43
Don Pedro Colley
08/30/1938-10/11/2017
40
Lee Kinsolving
08/30/1938-12/04/1974
40
Died Aged:36
Jean Lescot
08/30/1938-04/29/2015
40
Elizabeth Ashley
08/30/1939
39
Robert Hoffmann
08/30/1939
39
John Peel
08/30/1939-10/25/2004
39
William G. Schilling
08/30/1939
39
Ben Jones
08/30/1941
37
Nelson Xavier
08/30/1941-05/10/2017
37
Gaia Germani
08/30/1942
36
Alan Johns
08/30/1944-12/19/2002
34
Peggy Lipton
08/30/1946
32
Jacques Tardi
08/30/1946
32
Lewis Black
08/30/1948
30
Connie Fredericks
08/30/1949
29
Chris Latta
08/30/1949-06/12/1994
29
Timothy Bottoms
08/30/1951
27
Robin Harris
08/30/1953-03/18/1990
25
David Paymer
08/30/1954
24
Jayne Irving
08/30/1956
22
Frank Conniff
08/30/1958
20
Dorian Lopinto
08/30/1958
20
Joan McMurtrey
08/30/1958
20
Michael Chiklis
08/30/1963
15
Kerrie Clark
08/30/1966
12
Michael Michele
08/30/1966
12
Cameron Diaz
08/30/1972
6
Kimberley Joseph
08/30/1973
5
Nalini Krishan
08/30/1977
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Aired on Wednesday, Aug 30 1978
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Now Showing Wednesday, Aug 30 1978
USA
Capitol Cinema
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

UK Chart
Saturday, Aug 26 1978
Three Times A LadyCommodores1
You're The One That I WantJohn Travolta & Olivia Newton-John2
It's RainingDarts3
Brown Girl In The RingBoney M4
Rivers Of BabylonBoney M4
Forever AutumnJustin Hayward5
Dreadlock Holiday10cc6
SubstituteClout7
SupernatureCerrone8
Boogie Oogie OogieA Taste Of Honey9
Jilted JohnJilted John10
Northern LightsRenaissance11
Oh What A CircusDavid Essex12
5-7-0-5City Boy13
If The Kids Are UnitedSham 6914
Baby Stop CryingBob Dylan15
It's Only Make BelieveChild16
Come Back And Finish What You StartedGladys Knight & The Pips17
Who Are YouThe Who18
The Smurf SongFather Abraham & The Smurfs19
StayJackson Browne20


US Chart
Saturday, Aug 26 1978
GreaseFrankie Valli1
Three Times A LadyCommodores2
Miss YouRolling Stones, The3
Boogie Oogie OogieA Taste Of Honey4
Hot BloodedForeigner5
Love Will Find A WayPablo Cruise6
Hopelessly Devoted To YouOlivia Newton-John7
Magnet And SteelWalter Egan8
An Everlasting LoveAndy Gibb9
Last DanceDonna Summer10
Kiss You All OverExile11
ShameEvelyn "Champagne" King12
Got To Get You Into My LifeEarth, Wind and Fire13
Copacabana (At The Copa)Barry Manilow14
Fool (If You Think It's Over)Chris Rea15
Hot Child In The CityNick Gilder16
My Angel BabyToby Beau17
Life's Been GoodJoe Walsh18
You And IRick James19
Summer NightsJohn Travolta, Olivia Newton-John20