Wednesday 24 May 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to With A Little Luck by Wings.
In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits.
while Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 24 May 1978 ?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- Elijah Burke: American wrestler.
- Brian Ching: American soccer player and coach.
- Bryan Greenberg: American actor and singer.
- Johan Holmqvist: Swedish ice hockey player.
- Jo Joyner: English actress.
- Brad Penny: American baseball player
- Serena Garitta: Italian television personality.
- Jade Winter: Australian swimmer (Olympics-1996).
- Dutch Investment bill (WIR) law goes into effect.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Johnny Mathis - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Chuck Mangione - Feels So Good
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - Imaginary Lover
- Jefferson Starship - Count On Me
- George Benson - On Broadway
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