Friday 20 October 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Virender Sehwag and Paul Wilson.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Kiss You All Over by Exile.
In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching The Upchat Connection.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brain Games or Tournament Table.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 October 1978 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Virender Sehwag: Indian cricketer.
- Paul Wilson: Scottish bass player and songwriter (Snow Patrol and Terra Diablo).
- Paul Vanden Boeynants forms Belgium government
- The first Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is held as a protest march and commemoration of the Stonewall Riots.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Little River Band - Reminiscing
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- Kenny Loggins - Whenever I Call You Friend
- John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Boston - Don't Look Back
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
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