Friday 1 September 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Grease by Frankie Valli.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
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Which were the important events of 1 September 1978 ?
- Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
- Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- Church of England - Saint Giles
- Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
- Libya - Revolution Day (1969)
- Russia - Knowledge Day
- Singapore - Teacher's Day
- Start of the partridge-shooting season ("St.Partridge").
- Slovakia - Constitution Day
- Start of cold season.
- Start of new school year in many countries.
- Adam Yahiye Gadahn: American-born al-Qaeda operative.
- Adam Gadahn: American terrorist (d. 2015).
- Max Vieri: Australian-Italian footballer.
- Beckah Shae: Pop Singer.
- Olga de Haas: Dutch ballerina, dies at 33.
- #4655 Marjoriika, #4814 Casacci, #5344 Ryabov, #6262 Javid and #8064
- Last broadcast of Columbo on NBC TV
- Jacqueline Smith of Great Britain scores ten straight dead center strikes on a 4-inch disk in World Parachute Championships in Yugoslavia.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Frankie Valli - Grease
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- The Rolling Stones - Miss You
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- Walter Egan - Magnet And Steel
- Evelyn Champagne King - Shame
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