Wednesday 8 March 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nick Zano and Mohammed Bouyeri.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to (Love Is) Thicker Than Water by Andy Gibb.
In UK Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush was in the top 5 hits.
Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, 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.
On TV people were watching Het is weer zo laat!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventureland or Space Invaders.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 March 1978 ?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
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- The first radio episode of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams, is transmitted on BBC Radio 4.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Paul Davis - I Go Crazy
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
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