Thursday 23 November 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Aliane Baquerot and Ali Güneş.
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 Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US) or Tournament Table.
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Which were the important events of 23 November 1978 ?
- Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
- Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
- Georgia - St George's Day
- R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Qawl (Speech) - First day of the 14th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Aliane Baquerot: NYC, New York -- Rhythmic gymnast (US team-96).
- Ali Güneş: German-Turkish footballer.
- Tommy Marth: American saxophonist (d. 2012).
- Alison Mosshart: American singer-songwriter (The Kills The Dead Weather and Discount).
- Kayvan Novak: English actor director and screenwriter.
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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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