Saturday 16 December 1978
It was Saturday, 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..
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Which were the important events of 16 December 1978 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Kaine: American rapper (Ying Yang Twins).
- Joe Absolom: English actor.
- Satoshi Matsuda: Japanese actor.
- John Morris: Canadian curler and firefighter.
- Gunter Van Handenhoven: Belgian footballer and manager.
- Blanche Calloway: US singer/dancer/radio hostess, dies at age 76.
- Ronald Reagan denounces President Jimmy Carter's recognition of People's Republic of China.
- Cleveland, Ohio becomes the first post-Depression era city to default on its loans, owing $14,000,000 to local banks.
- Train 87 from Nanjing to Xining collides with train 368 from Xi'an to Xuzhou near Yangzhuang railway station in China, killing 106, injuring 218.
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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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