Monday 7 August 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gregory Allaria and Vanness Wu.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Three Times A Lady by Commodores.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Spearhead.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Invaders or Superman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 August 1978 ?
- Gregory Allaria: French homicide victim, age 17 when his mom, a local policewoman, shot him to death as he slept on 1/26/1996.
- Vanness Wu: Taiwanese singer.
- Alexandre Aja: French director producer and screenwriter.
- Jamey Jasta: American singer-songwriter (Hatebreed Kingdom of Sorrow and Icepick).
- Cirroc Lofton: American actor.
- Franz Alphons Wolpert: Composer, dies at 60.
- Eddie Mathews, Addie Joss, and Larry MacPhail inducted to Hall of Fame
- Thousands of mourners file past body of Pope Paul VI
- U.S. President Jimmy Carter declares a federal emergency at Love Canal.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Frankie Valli - Grease
- Donna Summer - Last Dance
- The Rolling Stones - Miss You
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Pablo Cruise - Love Will Find A Way
- Barry Manilow - Copacabana (At The Copa)
- Walter Egan - Magnet And Steel
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
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