Tuesday 21 February 1978
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kim Ha Neul and Park Eun-hye.
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.
On TV people were watching Het is weer zo laat!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US) or Fire Truck.
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Which were the important events of 21 February 1978 ?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
- Kim Ha Neul: South Korean actress.
- Park Eun-hye: South Korean actress.
- Kim Ha-neul: South Korean actress.
- Nicole Parker: American actress and singer.
- Mieczys?aw Zywczynski: Polish historian and priest (Born 1901).
- Electrical workers in Mexico City find the remains of the Great Pyramid of Tenochtitlan in the middle of the city.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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