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WhoBirthdayAge on Thursday, May 25 1978
Helmuth von Moltke
05/25/1848-06/18/1916
130
Died Aged:68
Charles Hill Mailes
05/25/1870-02/17/1937
108
Died Aged:66
Frank Ball
05/25/1876-03/??/1968
102
Bill Robinson
05/25/1878-11/25/1949
100
Died Aged:71
Frank Alexander
05/25/1879-09/08/1937
99
Died Aged:58
Guy Newall
05/25/1885-02/25/1937
93
Died Aged:51
Miles Malleson
05/25/1888-03/15/1969
90
Died Aged:80
Sammy Blum
05/25/1889-06/01/1945
89
Died Aged:56
Cecil Clovelly
05/25/1890-04/25/1965
88
Died Aged:74
Kathryn Adams
05/25/1893-02/17/1959
85
Died Aged:65
Geoffrey Goodheart
05/25/1897-1974
81
Arthur Loft
05/25/1897-01/01/1947
81
Died Aged:49
Bennett Cerf
05/25/1898-08/27/1971
80
Died Aged:73
Doris Kemper
05/25/1898-03/03/1974
80
Died Aged:75
André Wasley
05/25/1899-07/09/1978
79
Teddy Brown
05/25/1900-04/29/1946
78
Died Aged:45
Binnie Barnes
05/25/1903-07/27/1998
75
Ralph Reader
05/25/1903-05/18/1982
75
Janice Adair
05/25/1905-11/11/1996
73
Jean Morel
05/25/1906-08/11/1988
72
Wilfred Carter
05/25/1908-02/05/1998
70
Barbara Luddy
05/25/1908-04/01/1979
70
Léo Lapara
05/25/1909-09/03/1995
69
Barbara Woodell
05/25/1910-01/16/1997
68
Alois Maria Giani
05/25/1912
66
Houseley Stevenson Jr.
05/25/1914-08/13/1997
64
Ginny Simms
05/25/1915-04/04/1994
63
Pierre Gay
05/25/1916
62
Kevin O'Morrison
05/25/1916-12/11/2016
62
Steve Cochran
05/25/1917-06/15/1965
61
Died Aged:48
Vera Lockwood
05/25/1917-07/28/2000
61
Claude Akins
05/25/1918-01/27/1994
60
Henry Calvin
05/25/1918-10/06/1975
60
Died Aged:57
Robert Gibbons
05/25/1918-02/21/1977
60
Died Aged:58
Mary Nell Santacroce
05/25/1918-02/17/1999
60
Dee Cooper
05/25/1920-12/14/1989
58
Georges Patrix
05/25/1920-06/07/1992
58
Hal David
05/25/1921-09/01/2012
57
Peggy Dixon
05/25/1921-07/30/2005
57
Syd Heylen
05/25/1922-12/04/1996
56
Frank Downing
05/25/1923-11/30/1982
55
Edward Ryan
05/25/1923
55
Joseph Bova
05/25/1924-03/12/2006
54
Jeanne Crain
05/25/1925-12/14/2003
53
Paul Danquah
05/25/1925-08/13/2015
53
Claude Pinoteau
05/25/1925-10/05/2012
53
Heinz Reincke
05/25/1925-07/13/2011
53
Joël Stein
05/25/1926-07/24/2012
52
Robert Ludlum
05/25/1927-03/12/2001
51
Tom Toner
05/25/1928-07/10/2015
50
Carolyn De Fonseca
05/25/1929-05/??/2009
49
Vilma Ann Leslie
05/25/1929-10/06/2009
49
John Gabriel
05/25/1931
47
Susan Morrow
05/25/1931-05/08/1985
47
Pierre Vernier
05/25/1931
47
Roger Bowen
05/25/1932-02/16/1996
46
Anouk Ferjac
05/25/1932
46
David Burke
05/25/1934
44
Basil Moss
05/25/1935
43
Ann Robinson
05/25/1935
43
George Roubicek
05/25/1935
43
Victoria Shaw
05/25/1935-08/17/1988
43
Eilene Janssen
05/25/1938
40
Dixie Carter
05/25/1939-04/10/2010
39
Ian McKellen
05/25/1939
39
Cilla Black
05/25/1943-08/01/2015
35
Kitty Swan
05/25/1943
35
Leslie Uggams
05/25/1943
35
Sheriff John Bunnell
05/25/1944
34
Michael David Lally
05/25/1944
34
Frank Oz
05/25/1944
34
Stephanie Turner
05/25/1944
34
Randall Carver
05/25/1946
32
Michael Cochrane
05/25/1946
32
Lawrason Driscoll
05/25/1946
32
Flavio Bucci
05/25/1947
31
Karen Valentine
05/25/1947
31
Jacki Weaver
05/25/1947
31
Joe Unger
05/25/1949
29
Eric Deacon
05/25/1950
28
Jean Gagné
05/25/1950
28
Mickey Maga
05/25/1950
28
Patti D'Arbanville
05/25/1951
27
Steve Condit
05/25/1953-01/26/2002
25
Kit Hollerbach
05/25/1953
25
Daragh O'Malley
05/25/1954
24
Trevor Steedman
05/25/1954-06/25/2016
24
Connie Sellecca
05/25/1955
23
Bobby Slayton
05/25/1955
23
Olivia Pascal
05/25/1957
21
Paul Weller
05/25/1958
20
Julian Clary
05/25/1959
19
Cathryn Harrison
05/25/1959
19
Tracey Ullman
05/25/1959
19
Louise Siversen
05/25/1960
18
Johnny Doran
05/25/1962
16
Dermott Downs
05/25/1962
16
Anne Consigny
05/25/1963
15
George Hickenlooper
05/25/1963-10/30/2010
15
Mike Myers
05/25/1963
15
Susan Diol
05/25/1964
14
Vitaliy Kishchenko
05/25/1964
14
Andrew Fiscella
05/25/1966
12
Lou Gish
05/25/1967-02/20/2006
11
Mattias Ohlsson
05/25/1967
11
Jeff Burrell
05/25/1968
10
Kevin Heffernan
05/25/1968
10
Joseph D. Reitman
05/25/1968
10
Anne Heche
05/25/1969
9
Michael Benyaer
05/25/1970
8
Lindsay Greenbush
05/25/1970
8
Sidney Greenbush
05/25/1970
8
Jamie Kennedy
05/25/1970
8
Neil Marshall
05/25/1970
8
Justin Henry
05/25/1971
7
Siobhan Fallon
05/25/1972
6
Karan Johar
05/25/1972
6
Octavia Spencer
05/25/1972
6
Demetri Martin
05/25/1973
5
Corey Tyler
05/25/1973
5
Cillian Murphy
05/25/1976
2
Ethan Suplee
05/25/1976
2
Kick Gurry
05/25/1978
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Released on Thursday, May 25 1978
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)CinemaSpain

Aired on Thursday, May 25 1978
RosieWilmot Gets a Bad Case of Big Cyril's Second Wife

Now Showing Thursday, May 25 1978
UK
Dominion
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Now Showing Thursday, May 25 1978
USA
Capitol Cinema
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
Leon
Coma

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 InfernoThe Trammps12
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