Thursday 16 February 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees.
In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 16 February 1978 ?
- Saint Juliana
- Saint Lucilla
- Remembrance of Lambertus
- Saint Jeremias
- Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
- Kyoto Protocol Day (2005)
- Lithuania - Independence Day (1918)
- Wasim Jaffer: Indian cricketer.
- John Tartaglia: American actor singer and puppeteer.
- Enza Sambataro: American businesswoman who made the news as Ben Afflecks's girlfriend after he broke off his relationship with Jennifer Lopez.
- Tia Hellebaut: Belgian athlete, she specialized in Heptathlon before winning the Olympic title in high jump, at the 2008 olympics.
- Caroline Hunt in Chicago: Illinois; rhythmic gymnast (US team-1996).
- E Roland Harriman: American financier (Born 1895).
- The first computer bulletin board system is created (CBBS in Chicago, Illinois).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?