Saturday 4 March 1978
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cesar Morales and Geno Segers.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to (Love Is) Thicker Than Water by Andy Gibb.
In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, 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.
On TV people were watching Het is weer zo laat!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasto or Sargon.
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Which were the important events of 4 March 1978 ?
- Saint Efrem
- Catholicism - Commemoration of Saint Lucius I, pope, martyr.
- Saint Peter of Pappacarbone.
- Saint Lucius I.
- Saint Pierre de Cluny.
- Feast day of Humbert III of Savoy.
- Saint Basil and his Companions.
- Saint Adrian of Nicomedia, bishop of Saint Andrew's, and his Companions.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Casimir, patron saint of Lithuania.
- United States - Inauguration Day (1789 - 1933)
- St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada - Charter Day (1881)
- Vermont - Admission Day (1791).
- Pennsylvania - Charter Day (1681).
- Wales - Feast day of Rhiannon, Celtic Moon Goddess.
- Feast day of Saint Placide Viel.
- Cesar Morales: Mexican bantamweight boxer.
- Geno Segers: TV Actor.
- Wayne Goss: YouTube Star.
- Pierre Dagenais: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Denis Dallan: Italian rugby player and singer.
- Chicago Daily News, founded in 1875, publishes last issue.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Paul Davis - I Go Crazy
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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