Monday 13 February 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mini Anden and Niklas Bäckström.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees.
In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Het is weer zo laat!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalanche or Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 February 1978 ?
- Mini Anden: Swedish model and actress.
- Niklas Bäckström: Finnish ice hockey player.
- Hamish Glencross: Scottish guitarist (My Dying Bride).
- Philippe Jaroussky: French sopranist countertenor.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Hilton bombing: a bomb explodes in a refuse truck outside the Hilton Hotel in Sydney, Australia, killing two refuse collectors and a policeman.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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