Thursday 16 November 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Heidi Seeman and Kip Bouknight.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to MacArthur Park by Donna Summer.
In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
Same Time, Next Year, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while War And Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Moon Stallion.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Ship or Casino.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 November 1978 ?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Heidi Seeman: American missing child who disappeared after spending the night with a girlfriend.
- Kip Bouknight: American baseball player.
- Mehtap Doğan-Sızmaz: Turkish runner.
- Çağla Kubat: Turkish model actress and windsurfer.
- Takashi Nagayama: Japanese actor.
- Gary Naysmith: Scottish footballer and manager
- Carolina Parra: Brazilian guitarist and drummer (CSS)
- Claude Dauphin: French screen/stage/tv actor.
- Major Indoor Soccer League holds its first draft.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Foreigner - Double Vision
- Ambrosia - How Much I Feel
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
- Kenny Loggins - Whenever I Call You Friend
- Captain and Tennille - You Never Done It Like That
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