Tuesday 3 October 1978
It was Tuesday, 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
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- Gerald Asamoah: Ghanaian-German footballer.
- Neil Clement: English footballer.
- Corey Hill: American mixed martial artist and wrestler (d. 2015).
- Claudio Pizarro: Peruvian footballer.
- Aminishiki Ryūji: Japanese sumo wrestler.
- Jake Shears: American singer-songwriter (Scissor Sisters)
- Shannyn Sossamon: American actress, dancer and musician
- Vienna Teng: American singer-songwriter and pianist
- Durga Agarwal: Indian newsmaker, claimed as that country's first and the world's second test-tube baby. She was conceived by Dr. Subhash Mukhopadhyay using in-vitro fertilisation and born 67 days after the first IVF baby Louise Brown in the United Kingdom. Mukhopadhyay was harassed by the state government of West Bengal, and not allowed to share his achievements with the international scientific community. He committed suicide on 19 June 1981.
- Gold hits record US$223.50 an ounce in London, England.
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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
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Boston - Don't Look Back
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
- Little River Band - Reminiscing
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- Kenny Loggins - Whenever I Call You Friend
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