Saturday 14 October 1978
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Usher and Justin Brannan.
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 Brain Games or Gee Bee.
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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Usher : American singer, actor and model who, at the age of 14, released his first album.
- Justin Brannan: American guitarist and songwriter (Most Precious Blood and Indecision).
- Ryan Church: American baseball player.
- Paul Hunter: English professional snooker player (Born 1978).
- Jana Macurová: Czech tennis player.
- New York Yank Reggie Jackson causes World Series controversy by getting in the way of a throw to 1st and deflects the ball away
- Despite Denis Potvin's hat trick in 3:21 New York Islanders lose 7-10, making Islanders' record when scoring a hat trick-22-2-1.
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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