Wednesday 12 April 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Guy Berryman and Riley Smith.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees.
In UK Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs by Brian & Michael was in the top 5 hits.
F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, 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 America 2-Night.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Canyon Bomber or Depth Charge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1978 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Guy Berryman: British musician (Coldplay).
- Riley Smith: American actor.
- Cheeming Boey: Singaporean-Malaysian illustrator.
- Scott Crary: American director producer and screenwriter.
- Svetlana Lapina: Russian high jumper.
- Robin Walker: English businessman and politician
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Kansas - Dust In The Wind
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Raydio - Jack And Jill
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye Again
- Natalie Cole - Our Love
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