Monday 20 February 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees.
In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, 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..
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Which were the important events of 20 February 1978 ?
- Lauren Ambrose: American actress and producer.
- Jakki Degg: English glamour model/actress.
- Julia Jentsch: German actress.
- Andrea Moody in Abbotsford: British Columbia; 4 x 100 swimmer (Olympics-1996).
- Jay Hernandez: American actor.
- Chelsea Peretti: Comedian
- Bob Backland beats Billy Graham in New York, to become WWF wrestling champion.
- Egypt announces it is pulling its diplomats out of Cyprus.
- Jane Blalock wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic.
- 4th People's Choice Awards: Star Wars, Carol Burnett, and Bob Hope.
- The last Order of Victory is bestowed upon Leonid Brezhnev.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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