Sunday 10 December 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marko Jaric and Mathieu Sempere.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK Mary's Boy Child by Boney M was in the top 5 hits.
Superman, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while War And Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jim Knopf und die wilde 13.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clowns or Video Pinball.
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Which were the important events of 10 December 1978 ?
- Marko Jaric: Serbian basketball player.
- Mathieu Sempere: French singer, lyrical baritone, member of the group "The Stentors" (4 members).
- Summer Phoenix: American actress.
- Anna Jesień: Polish hurdler.
- Platinum closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 33 performances
- In Oslo, Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat accept 1978 Nobel Peace Prize
- Islanders ends 15 game undefeated streak (12-0-3) to Canadians
- 67th Davis Cup: USA beats Great Britain in Rancho Mirage (4-1).
- Arab-Israeli conflict: Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin and President of Egypt Anwar Sadat are jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chic - Le Freak
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
- Ambrosia - How Much I Feel
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Al Stewart - Time Passages
- Billy Joel - My Life
- Dr. Hook - Sharing The Night Together
- Andy Gibb - (Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away
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