Sunday 15 October 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cheryl Crowe and Fouad Chouki.
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 Huntingtower.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atari Football or Depth Charge.
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Which were the important events of 15 October 1978 ?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Cheryl Crowe: Miss Delaware Teen USA (1997).
- Fouad Chouki: French middle distance runner (1500 metres), who won a bronze medal at the 2001 Mediterranean Games in Tunis and finished fourth at the 2002 European Championships in Munich.
- Devon Gummersall: Colorado, United States -- Actor (Relativity, Brian-My So Called Life).
- Takeshi Morishima: Japanese professional wrestler.
- Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Civitan Golf Open
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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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