Thursday 8 June 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eun Ji Won and Maria Menounos.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to You're The One That I Want by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Grease, directed by Randal Kleiser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Revolver.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US) or Video Pinball.
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- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Eun Ji Won: South Korean rapper (Sechs Kies).
- Maria Menounos: American TV personality, the lovely Entertainment Tonight correspondent got her professional start as a reporter for Channel One News, which broadcasts to schools across America.
- Eun Ji-won: South Korean rapper dancer and producer (Sechs Kies).
- 51st National Spelling Bee: Peg McCarthy wins spelling deification
- Braves draft Bob Horner #1
- Nevada jury rules Howard Hughes Mormon Will is a forgery
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing
- Johnny Mathis - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
- Chuck Mangione - Feels So Good
- Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street
- Bonnie Tyler - It's A Heartache
- George Benson - On Broadway
- ABBA - Take A Chance On Me
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Player - This Time I'm In It For Love
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