Friday 20 January 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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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.
- 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
- Sonja Kesselschlager: German heptathlete
- Allan S?gaard: Danish footballer
- Columbia Pictures pays $9.5 million for movie rights to Annie
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Shaun Cassidy - Hey Deanie
- Styx - Come Sail Away
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 20 January 1978 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?