Thursday 16 February 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Caroline Hunt in Chicago and Tia Hellebaut.
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.
On TV people were watching Het is weer zo laat!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Superman or Video Pinball.
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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)
- Caroline Hunt in Chicago: Illinois; rhythmic gymnast (US team-1996).
- Tia Hellebaut: Belgian athlete, she specialized in Heptathlon before winning the Olympic title in high jump, at the 2008 olympics.
- Enza Sambataro: American businesswoman who made the news as Ben Afflecks's girlfriend after he broke off his relationship with Jennifer Lopez.
- Wasim Jaffer: Indian cricketer.
- John Tartaglia: American actor singer and puppeteer.
- 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
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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