Wednesday 11 January 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Holly Brisley and Emile Heskey.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching All Creatures Great and Small.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US) or Space War.
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Which were the important events of 11 January 1978 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Holly Brisley: Australian actress.
- Emile Heskey: English footballer.
- Vallo Allingu: Estonian basketball player.
- Michael Duff: Northern Irish footballer.
- Stijn Schaars: Dutch footballer.
- Gov Askew dedicates RCUC solar office building
- Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 and Soyuz 26 (first time three spacecraft link).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Shaun Cassidy - Hey Deanie
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Styx - Come Sail Away
- Queen - We Are The Champions
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