Sunday 9 April 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees.
In UK Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs by Brian & Michael 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.
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- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Veronica Taylor: American actress.
- Rachel Stevens: English singer (S Club).
- Kousei Amano: Japanese actor.
- Jorge Andrade: Portuguese footballer.
- Walter Poirier: American member of the Peace Corps on station in Bolivia.
- Vesna Pisarović: Croatian singer-songwriter
- Naman Keïta: French track and field athlete, who takes part in the 400 m hurdles and 4x400m relay, competing internationally for his country. He won the 4x400m relay gold medal at the 2003 World Championships in Paris. He was the bronze medalist in the 400 metres hurdles at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. Also, he won a gold medal and a bronze medal in the 4x400 m relay at the European Athletics Championships.
- Vesna Pisarovic: Croatian singer
- Clough Williams-Ellis: English-Welsh architect designed the Portmeirion Village (d. 1978).
- Brewers sweep Orioles 11-3, 16-3, and 13-5 (each with a grand slam)
- David Thompson scores ties 3rd highest total in the NBA - 73
- 42nd Golf Masters Championship: Gary Player wins, shooting a 277.
- Somali military officers stage an unsuccessful coup against the government of Siad Barre security forces thwart the attempt within hours, and several conspirators are arrested.
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