Wednesday 23 August 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kobe Bryant and Andrew Rannells.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Grease by Frankie Valli.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frogs or Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US).
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1978 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Kobe Bryant: American athlete, basketball star of Los Angeles Lakers, Bryant was accused of rape in 2003.
- Andrew Rannells: Stage Actor.
- Julian Casablancas: American singer (The Strokes).
- Randal Thomas: American journalist and politician (d. 2014).
- Iranian students occupies Iranian embassy at Wassenaar
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Frankie Valli - Grease
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- The Rolling Stones - Miss You
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Pablo Cruise - Love Will Find A Way
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Walter Egan - Magnet And Steel
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- Donna Summer - Last Dance
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