Sunday 5 March 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kimberly McCullough and Papoose .
In that special week of March people in US were listening to (Love Is) Thicker Than Water by Andy Gibb.
In UK Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush 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 Avalanche or Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US).
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Which were the important events of 5 March 1978 ?
- St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
- Saint Theophile (d. 195)
- Saint Olivia (d. 308)
- Saint Gerarda
- Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
- Feast of St. Kieran, patron of the Diocese of Ossory, in Irish calendar.
- Approximate beginning of month of j?ngzhT in Chinese calendar.
- Saint Adrian (died 308)
- Kimberly McCullough: California, United States -- Actress (Robin- General Hospital).
- Papoose : American rapper.
- Jared Crouch: Australian rules footballer.
- Mike Hessman: American baseball player.
- Carlos Ochoa: Mexican footballer.
- Hello, Dolly! opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 152 performances
- The Landsat 3 is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
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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