Sunday 20 August 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sanna Lankosaari and Noah Bean.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Three Times A Lady by Commodores.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasto or Pirate Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 August 1978 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Sanna Lankosaari: Ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics - 1998).
- Noah Bean: American actor best known for his roles as Ryan Fletcher on the The CW action-thriller series Nikita, as David Connor on the FX legal drama Damages and his leading performance in the independent film The Pill.
- Alberto Martín: Spanish tennis player.
- Emir Mkademi: Tunisian footballer.
- Chris Schroder: American baseball player.
- Tatyana Providokhina runs female world record 1k (2:30.6)
- Gunmen open fire on an Israeli El Al Airline bus in London, England.
- Mark Vinchesi of Amherst, Massachusetts keeps a frisbee aloft 15.2 seconds.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Frankie Valli - Grease
- Donna Summer - Last Dance
- The Rolling Stones - Miss You
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Pablo Cruise - Love Will Find A Way
- Barry Manilow - Copacabana (At The Copa)
- Walter Egan - Magnet And Steel
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
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