Monday 27 February 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Thomas Pesquet and James Beattie.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to (Love Is) Thicker Than Water by Andy Gibb.
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 Fire Truck or Phasor Zap.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 February 1978 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Thomas Pesquet: French aerospace engineer, pilot, and European Space Agency astronaut.
- James Beattie: English footballer and manager.
- Kakha Kaladze: Georgian footballer.
- Emelie Öhrstig: Swedish skier and cyclist.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Paul Davis - I Go Crazy
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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