Wednesday 11 January 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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).
- Vallo Allingu: Estonian basketball player.
- Michael Duff: Northern Irish footballer.
- Stijn Schaars: Dutch footballer.
- Holly Brisley: Australian actress.
- Emile Heskey: English 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
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Shaun Cassidy - Hey Deanie
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Styx - Come Sail Away
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?