Sunday 8 January 1978
It was Sunday, 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 Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener 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 8 January 1978 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Marco Fu: Hong Kong-Canadian snooker player.
- Petra Minarova: Miss Czech Republic-Universe (1997).
- Boris Avrukh: Israeli chess player and author.
- Bowing to international pressure, President of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto releases Bengali leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from prison, who had been arrested after declaring the independence of Bangladesh.
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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
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 8 January 1978 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?