Friday 15 September 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Amanda Rochelle Penix and Ei?ur Gu?johnsen.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A.
In UK Three Times A Lady by The Commodores was in the top 5 hits.
Paradise Alley, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Sedam plus sedam.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clowns or Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio.
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Which were the important events of 15 September 1978 ?
- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
- Amanda Rochelle Penix: Miss Oklahoma Teen USA (1997).
- Ei?ur Gu?johnsen: Icelandic footballer.
- Zach Filkins: American guitarist (OneRepublic).
- Eiður Guðjohnsen: Icelandic footballer.
- Dodgers become 1st major league team to draw 3 million fans
- Muhammad Ali beats Leon Spinks for the world heavyweight boxing title.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
- Boston - Don't Look Back
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Got To Get You Into My Life
- Evelyn Champagne King - Shame
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