Saturday 21 January 1978
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tamir ''Nokio'' Ruffin and Faris al-Sultan.
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 Astro Battle or Casino.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 January 1978 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Tamir ''Nokio'' Ruffin: American singer.
- Faris al-Sultan: German-Iraqi triathlete.
- Faris Al-Sultan: German triathlete.
- Bryan Gilmore: National Football League player.
- Phil Stacey: American Idol finalist.
- Andrei Zyuzin: Russian ice hockey player
- Freda Utley: British scholar and author.
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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