Saturday 2 September 1978
It was Saturday, 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 2 September 1978 ?
- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 02 September
- Fred G Meyer: American businessman, founder of Fred Meyer, Inc.
- George Harrison marries Olivia
- Gloria Fajardo (21) marries Emilio Estefan (25) (Miami Sound Machine)
- Graham Salmon set the world's record for 100 metres by a blind man.
- Reggie Jackson is 19th player to hit 20 home runs in 11 straight years.
- John McClain performs 180 outside loops in an airplane over Houston, Texas.
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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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