Thursday 10 August 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Three Times A Lady by Commodores.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1978 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Doug Autels: Skateboarder.
- Alison Folland: American actress who landed her first movie role in 1995 ("To Die For") and has since been seen on TV and in other movies including minor roles in "Good Will Hunting" and "Boys Don't Cry.
- Daniel Allsopp: Australian footballer.
- Danny Allsopp: Australian footballer.
- Marcus Fizer: American basketball player.
- Three members of the Ulrich family are killed in an accident. This leads to the Ford Pinto litigation.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Frankie Valli - Grease
- The Rolling Stones - Miss You
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Donna Summer - Last Dance
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- Pablo Cruise - Love Will Find A Way
- Barry Manilow - Copacabana (At The Copa)
- Walter Egan - Magnet And Steel
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 10 August 1978 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?