Thursday 27 April 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
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 Astro Battle or Canyon Bomber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 April 1978 ?
- Saint Liberalis
- Saint Mariana
- Saint Floribert
- Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
- Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
- South Africa: Freedom day.
- Slovenia: Day of Uprising Against Occupation.
- Saint Zita Lombardo
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- Mohammed Daud: Premier / President of Afghanistan, murdered.
- Accident at nuclear reactor Willow Island, Charleston, West Virginia, kills 51.
- Former United States President Nixon aide John D. Ehrlichman is released from an Arizona prison after serving 18 months for Watergate-related crimes.
- Afghanistan President Daoud Khan is killed during a military coup Nur Mohammed Taraki succeeds him.
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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