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WhoBirthdayAge on Saturday, May 20 1978
Johnny Arthur
05/20/1883-12/31/1951
95
Died Aged:68
Stanley Fields
05/20/1883-04/23/1941
95
Died Aged:57
Leon Schlesinger
05/20/1884-12/25/1949
94
Died Aged:65
Paddy Kennedy
05/20/1893-02/15/1981
85
Estelle Taylor
05/20/1894-04/15/1958
84
Died Aged:63
Vivien Oakland
05/20/1895-08/01/1958
83
Died Aged:63
Alberta Franklin
05/20/1896-03/14/1976
82
Died Aged:79
John Ruddock
05/20/1897-1981
81
Charles Dorety
05/20/1898-04/02/1957
80
Died Aged:58
Virginia Sale
05/20/1899-06/23/1992
79
Sydney Keith
05/20/1901-11/13/1982
77
Otto Waldis
05/20/1901-03/25/1974
77
Died Aged:72
Russell Hardie
05/20/1904-07/21/1973
74
Died Aged:69
John Emery
05/20/1905-11/16/1964
73
Died Aged:59
Edouard Trebaol
05/20/1905-10/11/1935
73
Died Aged:30
Lyda Roberti
05/20/1906-03/12/1938
72
Died Aged:31
Louis Daquin
05/20/1908-10/02/1980
70
James Stewart
05/20/1908-07/02/1997
70
Jerry Hausner
05/20/1909-04/01/1993
69
Phillada Sewell
05/20/1910-11/24/1998
68
Vet Boswell
05/20/1911-11/12/1988
67
Jasmine Bligh
05/20/1913-07/21/1991
65
Jack Leewood
05/20/1913-05/12/2004
65
Dock Mathieson
05/20/1914-12/??/1985
64
Peter Copley
05/20/1915-10/07/2008
63
Philip Dale
05/20/1916-10/??/1973
62
Patricia Ellis
05/20/1916-03/26/1970
62
Died Aged:53
Slim DeGrey
05/20/1918-05/20/2007
60
Jeremy Hawk
05/20/1918-01/15/2002
60
George Gobel
05/20/1919-02/24/1991
59
Betty Driver
05/20/1920-10/15/2011
58
Dennis McCarthy
05/20/1920-09/28/1977
58
Died Aged:57
Virginia Vale
05/20/1920-09/14/2006
58
Norman Palmer
05/20/1921-11/25/1986
57
Raoul Saint-Yves
05/20/1921-10/23/2008
57
Elizabeth Bradley
05/20/1922-10/30/2000
56
Peter Hughes
05/20/1922
56
Edith Fellows
05/20/1923-06/26/2011
55
Herman Wedemeyer
05/20/1924-01/25/1999
54
Walter Regelsberger
05/20/1925
53
John Lucarotti
05/20/1926-11/20/1994
52
José Artur
05/20/1927-01/24/2015
51
David Hedison
05/20/1927
51
James Douglas
05/20/1929-03/05/2016
49
Neil McCallum
05/20/1929-04/26/1976
49
Died Aged:46
Frank Salsedo
05/20/1929-07/03/2009
49
Chrysler Building
05/20/1930
48
James McEachin
05/20/1930
48
Malka Ribowska
05/20/1931
47
Michael Spice
05/20/1931-11/02/1983
47
Vera Fusek
05/20/1932
46
Constance Towers
05/20/1933
45
Tonino Valerii
05/20/1934-10/13/2016
44
Roy Heather
05/20/1935-09/03/2014
43
Peter Armstrong
05/20/1936-01/16/2001
42
Anthony Zerbe
05/20/1936
42
Rainer Basedow
05/20/1938
40
Evelyne Salmon
05/20/1938
40
Ted Rusoff
05/20/1939-09/28/2013
39
David Proval
05/20/1942
36
Carita
05/20/1943
35
Francesca Romana Coluzzi
05/20/1943-07/15/2009
35
Mike Savage
05/20/1943
35
David Bolt
05/20/1944-10/04/2015
34
Joe Cocker
05/20/1944-12/22/2014
34
Michael Sullivan
05/20/1945
33
Cher
05/20/1946
32
Jon Amiel
05/20/1948
30
James Staley
05/20/1948
30
Dave Thomas
05/20/1949
29
Sherry Lynn
05/20/1952
26
Julie Allred
05/20/1954-12/29/2011
24
Dean Butler
05/20/1956
22
Brian Nash
05/20/1956
22
Christine Matchett
05/20/1957
21
Judy Kuhn
05/20/1958
20
Matt McCoy
05/20/1958
20
Frank Medrano
05/20/1958
20
Jane Wiedlin
05/20/1958
20
Chris De Faria
05/20/1959
19
Bronson Pinchot
05/20/1959
19
John Billingsley
05/20/1960
18
Tony Goldwyn
05/20/1960
18
Owen Teale
05/20/1961
17
Eileen McDonough
05/20/1962-03/13/2012
16
Paul Cooke
05/20/1964-09/21/1986
14
Christian Juttner
05/20/1964
14
Eric Norris
05/20/1965
13
Dato Bakhtadze
05/20/1966
12
Gina Ravera
05/20/1966
12
Alvin Alexis
05/20/1967
11
Stephanie Niznik
05/20/1967
11
James Burnett
05/20/1968-04/30/2017
10
Timothy Olyphant
05/20/1968
10
Brian James
05/20/1969
9
Busta Rhymes
05/20/1972
6
Tahmoh Penikett
05/20/1975
3
Mark Zupan
05/20/1975
3
Angela Goethals
05/20/1977
1
Miriam Parrish
05/20/1977
1

Passed on Saturday, May 20 1978
Ivan Browning

Released on Saturday, May 20 1978
The Adventures of Picasso (1978)CinemaSweden

Aired on Saturday, May 20 1978
Fantasy IslandCall Me Lucky/Torch Singer
Saturday Night LiveBuck Henry/Sun Ra
RevolverEpisode #1.1
Scorpion TalesThe Ghost in the Pale Blue Dress

Now Showing Saturday, May 20 1978
UK
Dominion
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Now Showing Saturday, May 20 1978
USA
Capitol Cinema
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

UK Chart
Saturday, May 20 1978
Brown Girl In The RingBoney M1
Rivers Of BabylonBoney M1
Night FeverThe Bee Gees2
The Boy From New York CityDarts3
Too Much, Too Little, Too LateJohnny Mathis & Deniece Williams4
Automatic LoverDee D. Jackson5
Because The NightPatti Smith Group6
Never Let Her Slip AwayAndrew Gold7
Love Is In The AirJohn Paul Young8
Let's All ChantThe Michael Zager Band9
If I Can't Have YouYvonne Elliman10
Jack And JillRaydio11
Do It Do It AgainRaffaella Carra12
More Than A WomanTavares13
She's So ModernThe Boomtown Rats14
Come To MeRuby Winters15
It Makes You Feel Like Dancin'Rose Royce16
Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs (Lowry's Song)Brian & Michael17
Nice N' SleazyThe Stranglers18
Everybody DanceChic19
(I'm Always Touched By Your) Presence DearBlondie20


US Chart
Saturday, May 20 1978
With A Little LuckWings1
The Closer I Get To YouRoberta Flack2
Too Much, Too Little, Too LateJohnny Mathis3
You're The One That I WantJohn Travolta and Olivia Newton-John4
If I Can't Have YouYvonne Elliman5
Shadow DancingAndy Gibb6
Feels So GoodChuck Mangione7
Count On MeJefferson Starship8
Imaginary LoverAtlanta Rhythm Section9
Night FeverBee Gees10
On BroadwayGeorge Benson11
Disco InfernoTrammps, The12
This Time I'm In It For LovePlayer13
Can't Smile Without YouBarry Manilow14
Baby Hold OnEddie Money15
Love Is Like OxygenSweet16
Take A Chance On MeABBA17
Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)Billy Joel18
Two Doors DownDolly Parton19
It's A HeartacheBonnie Tyler20