Saturday 9 September 1978
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jhane Landwier and Shane Battier.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A.
In UK Three Times A Lady by The Commodores was in the top 5 hits.
Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Born and Bred.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasto or Tournament Table.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 September 1978 ?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Jhane Landwier: Miss Bonaire Universe (1997).
- Shane Battier: American basketball player.
- Kurt Ainsworth: American baseball player and businessman co-founded Marucci Sports.
- Mariano Puerta: Argentinian tennis player.
- 3rd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 7-0
- 92nd US Womens Tennis: Chris E L Mills beats Pam Shriver (75 64)
- Iraqi Ayatollah Khomeini calls for uprising in Irani army
- Kylene Barker (Virginia), crowned 51st Miss America 1979
- Baltimore Orioles pull their 7th triple play (5-4-3 versus Toronto Blue Jays).
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Frankie Valli - Grease
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
- Evelyn Champagne King - Shame
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Got To Get You Into My Life
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