Sunday 1 October 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Kiss You All Over by Exile.
In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Midnight Express, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 October 1978 ?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Nicole Atkins: American singer-songwriter.
- Leticia Cline: American model and TV personality.
- Joe Keith: English footballer.
- Dominic Thornely: Australian cricketer.
- Comoros adopts constitution
- Jane Blalock wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship
- Tuvalu (formerly Ellice Islands) declares independence from the UK
- Yanks lose 9-2 to Indians forcing a playoff game with Red Sox
- The Voltaic Revolutionary Communist Party is founded.
- Tuvalu gains independence from the United Kingdom.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Little River Band - Reminiscing
- Boston - Don't Look Back
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air
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