Wednesday 8 November 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Julio Sergio Bertagnoli and Shyne (Moses Michael Leviy).
In that special week of November people in US were listening to MacArthur Park by Donna Summer.
In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
The Lord of the Rings, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching The Moon Stallion.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynasty (video game) or MUD1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 November 1978 ?
- Julio Sergio Bertagnoli: Brazilian footballer.
- Shyne (Moses Michael Leviy): Belizean born rapper.
- Shyne : Belizean-American rapper.
- Tim de Cler: Dutch footballer.
- Maurice Evans: American basketball player.
- Ali Karimi: Iranian footballer and manager
- Kensaku Kishida: Japanese actor and entertainer
- Emma Lewell-Buck: English social worker and politician
- Júlio Sérgio: Brazilian footballer and manager
- Norman Rockwell: American illustrator famous for his portraits of American life.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- Foreigner - Double Vision
- Ambrosia - How Much I Feel
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Kenny Loggins - Whenever I Call You Friend
- The Rolling Stones - Beast Of Burden
- Foxy - Get Off
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
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