Saturday 7 January 1978
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees.
In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 7 January 1978 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Jean Charles de Menezes: Brazilian shooting victim (d. 2005).
- Dean Cosker: English cricketer.
- Kevin Mench: American baseball player.
- Emilio Palma: Argentinian citizen first person born on Antarctica.
- Angola revises its constitution.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Shaun Cassidy - Hey Deanie
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
Top #10 songs in the UK
- David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
- Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born
- Abba - Money Money Money
- Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon Of Love
- Barry Biggs - Sideshow
- Wings - Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School
- Althia & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking
- Donna Summer - Love's Unkind
- Bonnie Tyler - It's A Heartache
- The Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band - Floral Dance
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?