Friday 10 February 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 February 1978 ?
- Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
- Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
- Saint Silvanus
- Saint Charalampe
- Saint Austreberta
- Blessed Arnaud
- Blessed Hugo (d. 1164)
- Italy - National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe to commemorate Italian Istrian and Dalmatian exiliee and Foibe massacres.
- Veronique Herbert: French homicide, age 17 when she convinced her underage boyfriend, Sebastian, to commit a "thrill murder.
- Lorna Bailey: English ceramic designer.
- Don Omar: Puerto Rican singer.
- Frank C Carlucci succeeds John F Blake as deputy director of US Central Intelligence Agency.
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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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