Friday 27 October 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Abrams and Manami Konishi.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Hot Child In The City by Nick Gilder.
In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Elämänmeno.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Battle or The Cottage.
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Which were the important events of 27 October 1978 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Stephanie Abrams: American meteorologist and television host.
- Manami Konishi: Japanese actress and singer.
- Sergei Samsonov: Russian ice hockey player and scout.
- Vanessa-Mae : Singaporean-English violinist and skier.
- Begin and Sadat win Nobel Peace prize
- President Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill
- US President Jimmy Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- Little River Band - Reminiscing
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Kenny Loggins - Whenever I Call You Friend
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Foreigner - Double Vision
- John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air
- Ambrosia - How Much I Feel
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
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