Monday 17 April 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bilal Abdul-samad and Lindsay Hartley.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees.
In UK Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs by Brian & Michael was in the top 5 hits.
F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Come Back, Lucy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Battle or Cosmic Conflict.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1978 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Bilal Abdul-samad: rocker (Boys).
- Lindsay Hartley: American actress and singer.
- Loukas Louka: Greek-Cypriot footballer.
- Jason White: Scottish rugby player.
- Pulitzer prize awarded to Carl Sagan for Dragons of Eden
- 63,500,000 shares traded on New York stock exchange (record).
- 82nd Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Massachusetts in 2:10:13.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Kansas - Dust In The Wind
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Raydio - Jack And Jill
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye Again
- Natalie Cole - Our Love
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