Thursday 2 February 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1978 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Annabel Ellwood in Canberra: Australia; tennis star (1995 Futures NC).
- Rich Sommer: American actor.
- Adam Christopher: New Zealand writer.
- Eden Espinosa: American actress and singer.
- Annabel Ellwood: Australian tennis player.
- Barry Ferguson: Scottish footballer and manager
- Olivier Mutis: French professional tennis player who retired in 2006. He did not win any ATP Tour titles but he won a total of 7 ATP Challenger Series.
- Barbara Mori: Model
- Wendy Barrie: British-American actress, a vivacious minor star who was on-screen from 1935 in Hollywood.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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