Tuesday 17 January 1978
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, 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 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1978 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Irina A Borisova: Miss Universe - Ukraine (1996).
- Stéphane Pasquier: French flat racing jockey.
- : Argentinian model and actress.
- Pater Sparrow: Hungarian director/production designer.
- Ricky Wilson: American musician (The B-52's) (Born 1953).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Shaun Cassidy - Hey Deanie
- Styx - Come Sail Away
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?