Wednesday 6 December 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK Mary's Boy Child by Boney M was in the top 5 hits.
Superman, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while War And Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1978 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- K D Aubert: American actress.
- Chris Basak: American baseball player.
- K Aubert: American model and actress.
- Chris Başak: American baseball player.
- Darrell Jackson: American football player.
- Spain adopts constitution.
- Spain approves its latest constitution in a referendum.
- The Spanish Constitution officially restores the country's democratic government.
- Lufthansa heist: Six men rob a Lufthansa cargo facility in New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
- Two million demonstrate against the Shah in Iran.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Joel - My Life
- Dr. Hook - Sharing The Night Together
- Chic - Le Freak
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Ambrosia - How Much I Feel
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Al Stewart - Time Passages
- Andy Gibb - (Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away
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