Sunday 15 January 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eddie Cahill and Franco Pellizotti.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, 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 The Les Dawson Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Casino or Frogs.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 January 1978 ?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Eddie Cahill: American actor.
- Franco Pellizotti: Italian cyclist.
- Ryan Sidebottom: English cricketer.
- Margaret Bowman & Janet Levy: Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy.
- Theodore Bundy kills Florida State University coeds Lisa Levy and Margaret Bowman
- Super Bowl XII: Dallas Cowboys beat Denver Broncos, 27-10 in New Orleans, Louisiana; Most Valuable Players: defensive end Harvey Martin, and defensive tackle Randy White.
- Ted Bundy kills Florida State University co-eds Lisa Levy and Margaret Bowman.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Shaun Cassidy - Hey Deanie
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Styx - Come Sail Away
- Queen - We Are The Champions
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