Sunday 17 September 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sheeri Cabral and Shawn Horcoff.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A.
In UK Three Times A Lady by The Commodores was in the top 5 hits.
Paradise Alley, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Sedam plus sedam.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Conflict or Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US).
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Which were the important events of 17 September 1978 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
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- 30th Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Ed Asner and Sada Thompson win
- Begin, Sadat and Carter sign Camp David accord
- Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
- Red Sox finally beat Yanks in September 1978, 7-3
- Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and US President Jimmy Carter sign the Camp David accord.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
- Boston - Don't Look Back
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Got To Get You Into My Life
- Evelyn Champagne King - Shame
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