Friday 20 January 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sonja Kesselschlager and Allan S?gaard.
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.
On TV people were watching The Les Dawson Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sargon or Sky Diver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 January 1978 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Sonja Kesselschlager: German heptathlete.
- Allan S?gaard: Danish footballer.
- Omar Sy: French film actor, best known for his duo with Fred Testot, Omar et Fred, and for his role in Intouchables, written and directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano.
- Salvatore Aronica: Italian footballer.
- Joy Giovanni: American actress and glamour model.
- Sonja Kesselschläger: German heptathlete
- Allan Søgaard: Danish footballer
- Sid Wilson: American DJ and pianist (Slipknot)
- Luciano Zauri: Italian footballer
- Columbia Pictures pays $9.5 million for movie rights to Annie
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Shaun Cassidy - Hey Deanie
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Styx - Come Sail Away
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
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