Thursday 5 October 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James Valentine and Mark Gower.
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
On TV people were watching Treasure Island.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventureland or Alto Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1978 ?
- James Valentine: American musician (Maroon 5).
- Mark Gower: English footballer.
- Jesse Palmer: Canadian football player and sportscaster.
- Shane Ryan: Irish footballer and hurler.
- Steinar Nickelsen: Norwegian organist and composer.
- Morgan Webb: Canadian-American television host and producer
- Isaac Bashevis Singer wins the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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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