Wednesday 22 November 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Magdalena Grzybowska and Mélanie Doutey.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to MacArthur Park by Donna Summer.
In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
Same Time, Next Year, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while War And Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jim Knopf und die wilde 13.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Slot Racers or Starfleet Orion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 November 1978 ?
- R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
- Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
- Family Day begins in 2005
- Astrology: usually the first day of sun sign Sagittarius
- Magdalena Grzybowska: Poznan, Poland -- Tennis star (1995 Futures Slovakia).
- Mélanie Doutey: French actress, daughter of filmmaker Alain Doutey and actress Arielle Séménoff.
- Karen O: South Korean-American singer-songwriter and pianist (Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Native Korean Rock).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Foreigner - Double Vision
- Ambrosia - How Much I Feel
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- Chic - Le Freak
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Al Stewart - Time Passages
- Captain and Tennille - You Never Done It Like That
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