Wednesday 20 September 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sophie Simard and TJ Tucker.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A.
In UK Three Times A Lady by The Commodores was in the top 5 hits.
Paradise Alley, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Sedam plus sedam.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing MUD1 or Superman.
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Which were the important events of 20 September 1978 ?
- Sophie Simard: Lars, Germany -- Swimmer (1996 Olympics).
- TJ Tucker: American baseball player.
- Jason Bay: Canadian-American baseball player.
- Patrizio Buanne: Austrian-Italian singer-songwriter and producer.
- Héctor Camacho: Jr.
- Sarit Hadad: Israeli singer
- Dante Hall: American football player
- Scott Minto: Australian rugby player
- T Tucker: American baseball player
- Charlie Weber: American actor
- Eubie! opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 439 performances
- Yamada Mumon Roshi visits Benedictine Abbey of Maria Laach Germany
- General Rahimuddin Khan assumes the post of Martial Law Governor of Balochistan.
- PSA Flight 182, a Boeing 727, collides with a small private airplane and crashes in San Diego, California 144 are killed.
- Giuseppe Verdi's opera ''Otello'' makes its first appearance on Live from the Met, in a complete production of the opera starring Jon Vickers. This is the first complete television broadcast of the opera in the U.S. since the historic 1948 one.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
- Boston - Don't Look Back
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Little River Band - Reminiscing
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