Wednesday 15 March 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Flávio Furtado and Noé Hernández.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees.
In UK Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush was in the top 5 hits.
Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space War or Video Pinball.
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Which were the important events of 15 March 1978 ?
- International Day Against Police Brutality
- Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
- Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
- For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
- Constitution Day in Belarus
- National holiday in Hungary celebrating the 1848 Revolution. (See also Public holidays in Hungary)
- World Consumer Rights Day 
- In Japan, Hounen Matsuri
- Saint Clemens Maria Hofbauer (died 1820)
- Saint Lucretia
- Saint Luise of Marillac
- In the Roman calendar, the Ides of March.
- Flávio Furtado: Cape Verdean boxer.
- Noé Hernández: Mexican race walker (d. 2013).
- Jeong Hyeong-don: South Korean comedian and entertainer.
- Takeru Kobayashi: Japanese competitive eater.
- Ali Saïdi-Sief: Algerian runner.
- Somalia and Ethiopia signed a truce to end the Ethiopian-Somali War.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Paul Davis - I Go Crazy
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
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