Thursday 24 August 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1978 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Melissa McElroy: Houston, Texas -- Rhythmic gymnast (US team-96).
- Karrine Steffans: Novelist.
- Alex Lutz: French actor, author, an humorist, born to a father working in insurance fields and to a mother who teached German.
- Derek Morris: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Beth Riesgraf: American actress.
- Louis Prima: American singer-songwriter trumpet player and actor (d. 1978).
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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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