Wednesday 13 September 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Flore Titeux and Swizz Beatz.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A.
In UK Three Times A Lady by The Commodores was in the top 5 hits.
Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching The Sandbaggers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sky Diver or Slot Racers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 September 1978 ?
- 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
- RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
- Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
- 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
- Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Flore Titeux: French survivor of the giant tsunami (2004), she was in her hotel (2nd floor) when it occured.
- Swizz Beatz: Rapper.
- Grim Superpop: YouTube Star.
- Megan Henning: American actress.
- Peter Sunde: Swedish businessman co-founded Flattr and The Pirate Bay.
- 1st flight of McDonnell Douglas F-18A Hornet
- New York Yankees win to gain sole possession of first place from 14 games back.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
- Boston - Don't Look Back
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Got To Get You Into My Life
- Evelyn Champagne King - Shame
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