Sunday 11 June 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Leah Sexton and Joshua Jackson.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to You're The One That I Want by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Jaws 2, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Everyday Maths.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brain Games or The Cottage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 June 1978 ?
- Leah Sexton: Miss Missouri Teen USA (1996).
- Joshua Jackson: Canadian actor.
- Ujjwala Raut: Indian supermodel.
- Grease starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John opens
- 24th LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez
- Bjorn Borg wins French Open Title
- Joseph Freeman Jr is 1st black priest in Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Altaf Hussain founds the students' political movement All Pakistan Muhajir Students Organisation (APMSO) in Karachi University.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing
- Johnny Mathis - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
- Chuck Mangione - Feels So Good
- Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street
- Bonnie Tyler - It's A Heartache
- George Benson - On Broadway
- ABBA - Take A Chance On Me
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Player - This Time I'm In It For Love
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