Friday 24 February 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Louise Woodward in Elton and Louise Woodward.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees.
In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Het is weer zo laat!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing MUD1 or Space War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1978 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Louise Woodward in Elton: England; nanny who killed Matthew Eappen.
- Louise Woodward: British au pair, hired on 11/18/1996 by the Eappen family in America to care for their infant, Matthew.
- Gary : Rapper.
- Shinya : Japanese drummer and songwriter (Dir En Grey).
- John Nolan: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Straylight Run and Taking Back Sunday).
- Kevin Porter, New Jersey Nets, sets NBA record with 29 assists in a game.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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