Monday 19 June 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Jaws 2, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Scruples by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 June 1978 ?
- Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.
- Mia Maestro: Argentine actress.
- Zoe Saldana: American actress.
- Dirk Nowitzki: German basketball player.
- Tyson Dux: Canadian wrestler.
- Mía Maestro: Argentinian actress and singer.
- Best Little Whorehouse... opens at 46th St. NYC for 1577 performances
- Garfield, created by Jim Davis, 1st appears as a comic strip
- The Garfield comic strip debuts, eventually growing to produce over US$1 billion in revenue in over 110 countries.
- Garfield appears in his first comic strip.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing
- Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street
- Bonnie Tyler - It's A Heartache
- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- ABBA - Take A Chance On Me
- Carly Simon - You Belong To Me
- The O'Jays - Use Ta Be My Girl
- Sweet - Love Is Like Oxygen
- Bob Seger - Still The Same
- Peter Brown - Dance With Me
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