Sunday 27 August 1978
It was Sunday, 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1978 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 27 August
- Robert Shaw: England, United Kingdom -- Actor (Deep, Jaws, Sting, Black Sunday).
- Gerrie Knetemann becomes world cyclist champion
- Reds Joe Morgan is 1st to hit 200 HRs and have 500 stolen bases
- Shelley Hamlin wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Frankie Valli - Grease
- The Rolling Stones - Miss You
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Donna Summer - Last Dance
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- Pablo Cruise - Love Will Find A Way
- Walter Egan - Magnet And Steel
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