Monday 8 May 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cindy Parlow in Memphis and Sandra Kleinova in Prague.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to If I Can't Have You by Yvonne Elliman.
In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits.
F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sabado loco, loco.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Casino or Sky Diver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1978 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Cindy Parlow in Memphis: Tennessee; soccer forward (Olympics-1996).
- Sandra Kleinova in Prague: Czechoslovakia; tennis star (1995 Futures-Turku-Finland).
- Lucio: Brazilian footballer.
- Jang Woo Hyuk: Korean singer.
- Josie Maran: American model.
- Matthew Davis: American actor
- Lúcio : Brazilian footballer
- Jang Woo-hyuk: South Korean rapper and dancer (H.O.T. and jtL)
- ABC TV airs Stars Salute Israel at 30
- First ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen, by Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Johnny Mathis - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Jefferson Starship - Count On Me
- Kansas - Dust In The Wind
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - Imaginary Lover
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