Monday 24 April 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kim Hyun-ju and Stella Damasus Aboderin.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees.
In UK Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs by Brian & Michael was in the top 5 hits.
F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Come Back, Lucy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gee Bee or Sky Diver.
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1978 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Kim Hyun-ju: Korean actress.
- Stella Damasus Aboderin: Nigerian actress.
- Gerald McCra: American homicide, age 15 when he murdered his parents and younger sister with a .
- Eric Balfour: American actor and singer.
- Stella Damasus-Aboderin: Nigerian actress and singer.
- Diego Quintana: Argentine footballer
- Angels Nolan Ryan strikes out 15 Mariners, 20th time he has 15 in game
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Kansas - Dust In The Wind
- Raydio - Jack And Jill
- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- Johnny Mathis - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
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