Friday 15 December 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 15 December 1978 ?
- Henrietta Nagyova: Nove Zamky, Slovakia -- Tennis star (ITF / Cali-COL).
- Ned Brower: American drummer and actor (Rooney).
- Mark Jansen: Dutch guitarist and songwriter (Epica After Forever and Mayan).
- Jerome McDougle: American football player.
- Chill Wills: Seagoville, Texas -- Actor (Fronteir Circus, Rounders).
- Saint Maarten Patriotic Movement (SPM) forms under W James.
- U.S. President Jimmy Carter announces that the United States will recognize the People's Republic of China and cut off all relations with Taiwan
- Cleveland, Ohio becomes the first major American city to go into default since the Great Depression, under Mayor Dennis Kucinich.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
- Billy Joel - My Life
- Dr. Hook - Sharing The Night Together
- Chic - Le Freak
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Al Stewart - Time Passages
- Andy Gibb - (Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 15 December 1978 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?