Thursday 14 December 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Radu Sarbu and Rachel Entwistle.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to You Don't Bring Me Flowers by Barbra & Neil.
In UK Mary's Boy Child by Boney M was in the top 5 hits.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while War And Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jim Knopf und die wilde 13.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depth Charge or Space Invaders.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 14 December 1978 ?
- R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
- Radu Sarbu: Moldovan singer (O-Zone).
- Rachel Entwistle: American homicide victim, she and her 9-month daughter were found dead in their home in Hopkinton, MA at 6:30 PM local time on January 22, 2006.
- Dean Brogan: Australian footballer and coach.
- Shedrack Korir: Kenyan runner.
- Zdeněk Pospěch: Czech footballer.
- Patty Schnyder: Swiss tennis player
- Radu Sîrbu: Moldovan-Romanian singer and producer (O-Zone)
- Kim St-Pierre: Canadian ice hockey player
- Salvador de Madariaga: Spanish diplomat (Born 1886).
- Ballroom opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 116 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Chic - Le Freak
- Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
- Billy Joel - My Life
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Al Stewart - Time Passages
- Dr. Hook - Sharing The Night Together
- Andy Gibb - (Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
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