Tuesday 10 October 1978
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Autumn Waterbury and Brandi Watkins.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Kiss You All Over by Exile.
In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Midnight Express, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Treasure Island.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire Truck or Alto Trek.
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Which were the important events of 10 October 1978 ?
- Autumn Waterbury: Miss Illinois Teen USA (2nd-1997).
- Brandi Watkins: Miss Arkansas Teen USA (1997).
- Liz Pichon: Children's Author.
- Scott Dobie: English born Scotland International footballer.
- Jodi O'Keefe: American model and actress.
- British pop magazine Smash Hits, 1st published
- Congress approves Susan B Anthony Dollar
- Daniel Arap Moi succeeds Kenyatta as President of Kenya
- Steve Perry joins Journey
- Yanks and Dodgers play in World Series # 75
- US President Jimmy Carter signs Public Law 95-447, amending the Coinage Act of 1965, changing the size, weight, and design of the dollar coin, specifying that the coin depict Susan B. Anthony.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Boston - Don't Look Back
- Little River Band - Reminiscing
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air
- Kenny Loggins - Whenever I Call You Friend
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
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