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WhoBirthdayAge on Friday, May 19 1978
James Kilgannon
05/19/1880-12/06/1940
98
Died Aged:60
Tarva Penna
05/19/1886-05/27/1960
92
Died Aged:74
Polidor
05/19/1887-12/03/1977
91
Died Aged:90
Clay Clement
05/19/1888-10/20/1956
90
Died Aged:68
Willy Rösner
05/19/1893-10/02/1966
85
Died Aged:73
Henry Busse
05/19/1894-04/23/1955
84
Died Aged:60
Lothar Mendes
05/19/1894-02/25/1974
84
Died Aged:79
Robert Burnier
05/19/1897-04/24/1974
81
Died Aged:76
James Dugan
05/19/1898-08/05/1937
80
Died Aged:39
Kitty McShane
05/19/1898-03/24/1964
80
Died Aged:65
George Turner
05/19/1900-07/27/1968
78
Died Aged:68
Augusta Ciolli
05/19/1901-02/03/1967
77
Died Aged:65
Robert Sansom
05/19/1903-01-09/1979
75
Hugh Sinclair
05/19/1903-12/29/1962
75
Died Aged:59
Anthony Bushell
05/19/1904-04/02/1997
74
Milton Parsons
05/19/1904-05/15/1980
74
Natalie Kingston
05/19/1905-02/02/1991
73
James MacDonald
05/19/1906-02/01/1991
72
Bruce Bennett
05/19/1909-02/24/2007
69
Robert Wilcox
05/19/1910-06/11/1955
68
Died Aged:45
Eric Micklewood
05/19/1911-02/17/2003
67
Felipe de Flores
05/19/1913-07/22/1969
65
Died Aged:56
Arthur Haynes
05/19/1914-11/19/1966
64
Died Aged:52
Beverly Roberts
05/19/1914-07/13/2009
64
Renée Asherson
05/19/1915-10/30/2014
63
Alfred Shaughnessy
05/19/1916-11/02/2005
62
Clara Auteri Pepe
05/19/1918
60
Daniel Gélin
05/19/1921-11/19/2002
57
Dora Doll
05/19/1922-11/15/2015
56
David McLean
05/19/1922-10/12/1995
56
Nathalie Nattier
05/19/1924-06/19/2010
54
Nicole Regnault
05/19/1924
54
Malcolm X
05/19/1925-02/21/1965
53
Died Aged:39
Eve Brenner
05/19/1926
52
Mark Gordon
05/19/1926-08/12/2010
52
David Jacobs
05/19/1926-09/02/2013
52
Fernand Raynaud
05/19/1926-09/28/1973
52
Died Aged:47
John Fabian
05/19/1927-04/11/2012
51
Alexander Allerson
05/19/1930
48
James Greene
05/19/1931
47
Trevor Peacock
05/19/1931
47
Margareta Strömstedt
05/19/1931
47
Alma Cogan
05/19/1932-10/26/1966
46
Died Aged:34
Robert Glatzer
05/19/1932-10/15/2010
46
David Hartman
05/19/1935
43
Michael Wisher
05/19/1935-07/21/1995
43
Sabrina
05/19/1936-11/24/2016
42
Pat Roach
05/19/1937-07/17/2004
41
Madge Hindle
05/19/1938
40
Bryan Marshall
05/19/1938
40
James Fox
05/19/1939
39
Nancy Kwan
05/19/1939
39
Stephen Young
05/19/1939
39
Mickey Newbury
05/19/1940-09/29/2002
38
Nora Ephron
05/19/1941-06/26/2012
37
Nora Ephron
05/19/1941-06/26/2012
37
Peter Mayhew
05/19/1944
34
Colin Spaull
05/19/1944
34
Peter Townshend
05/19/1945
33
Fuensanta Zertuche
05/19/1945-12/10/2015
33
Trevor Adams
05/19/1946-12/15/2000
32
André the Giant
05/19/1946-01/27/1993
32
Michele Placido
05/19/1946
32
Roger Sloman
05/19/1946
32
Chris Chittell
05/19/1948
30
Barbara Hunter
05/19/1948
30
Bruce Jarchow
05/19/1948
30
Grace Jones
05/19/1948
30
Stephen Boxer
05/19/1950
28
Robert Harper
05/19/1951
27
Joey Ramone
05/19/1951-04/15/2001
27
Dave Florek
05/19/1953
25
Victoria Wood
05/19/1953-04/20/2016
25
Steven Ford
05/19/1956
22
Sean Whalen
05/19/1964
14
Maile Flanagan
05/19/1965
13
Mikhail Gorevoy
05/19/1965
13
Sophia Crawford
05/19/1966
12
Polly Walker
05/19/1966
12
Geraldine Somerville
05/19/1967
11
Kyle Eastwood
05/19/1968
10
Alison Elliott
05/19/1970
8
Jason Gray-Stanford
05/19/1970
8
Amanda De Cadenet
05/19/1972
6
Claudia Karvan
05/19/1972
6

Passed on Friday, May 19 1978
Ruth Packard

Released on Friday, May 19 1978
Capricorn One (1978)CinemaUSA

Aired on Friday, May 19 1978
Many Wives of PatrickOne Decree Under

Now Showing Friday, May 19 1978
UK
Dominion
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Now Showing Friday, May 19 1978
USA
Capitol Cinema
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
Cinema Twin
Capricorn One
Blue Water, White Death
Leon
Ursula
Coma

Aired on Friday, May 19 1978
USA
CBS
 9:00 pmIncredible HulkEarthquakes Happen

UK Chart
Saturday, May 13 1978
Brown Girl In The RingBoney M1
Rivers Of BabylonBoney M1
Night FeverThe Bee Gees2
Too Much, Too Little, Too LateJohnny Mathis & Deniece Williams3
Automatic LoverDee D. Jackson4
Never Let Her Slip AwayAndrew Gold5
Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs (Lowry's Song)Brian & Michael6
Because The NightPatti Smith Group7
Let's All ChantThe Michael Zager Band8
Everybody DanceChic9
The Boy From New York CityDarts10
If You Can't Give Me LoveSuzi Quatro11
She's So ModernThe Boomtown Rats12
Jack And JillRaydio13
Bad Old DaysCo-Co14
I Wonder WhyShowaddywaddy15
Singin' In The Rain (Part 1)Sheila B. Devotion16
Do It Do It AgainRaffaella Carra17
Follow You Follow MeGenesis18
(I'm Always Touched By Your) Presence DearBlondie19
More Like The MoviesDr. Hook20


US Chart
Saturday, May 13 1978
If I Can't Have YouYvonne Elliman1
The Closer I Get To YouRoberta Flack2
With A Little LuckWings3
Too Much, Too Little, Too LateJohnny Mathis4
Night FeverBee Gees5
You're The One That I WantJohn Travolta and Olivia Newton-John6
Can't Smile Without YouBarry Manilow7
Count On MeJefferson Starship8
Dust In The WindKansas9
Imaginary LoverAtlanta Rhythm Section10
Shadow DancingAndy Gibb11
Feels So GoodChuck Mangione12
Disco InfernoThe Trammps13
This Time I'm In It For LovePlayer14
Lay Down SallyEric Clapton15
On BroadwayGeorge Benson16
Baby Hold OnEddie Money17
Love Is Like OxygenSweet18
Two Doors DownDolly Parton19
Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)Billy Joel20