Thursday 9 February 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Airton Dare and AJ Buckley.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees.
In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba 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 Casino or Clowns.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 February 1978 ?
- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
- Airton Dare: Brazilian racing driver.
- AJ Buckley: Irish-Canadian actor director and screenwriter.
- Erin O'Connor: English model and actress.
- Ted Bundy kills Kimberly Leach, age 12, in Lake City, Florida.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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