Wednesday 11 October 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Strohmeyer and Trevor Donovan.
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 Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US) or Depth Charge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 October 1978 ?
- Jeremy Strohmeyer: American homicide; age 18 when he sexually assaulted and murdered seven-year-old Sherrice Iverson.
- Trevor Donovan: TV Actor.
- Kali : Angolan footballer.
- Carl Bussey: American soccer player.
- Takuya Kawaguchi: Japanese footballer.
- Belgium government of Tindemans resigns
- Dodgers Bob Welch dramatically strikes out Reggie Jackson in 9th
- Aristides Royo elected president of Panama.
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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