Tuesday 28 February 1978
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marissa Perez and Jeanne Cherhal.
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 Canyon Bomber or Tournament Table.
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1978 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Marissa Perez: Miss Connecticut Teen-USA (1996).
- Jeanne Cherhal: French pop singer, she also performed on stage in the French version of "Vagina Monologues" in 2005.
- Torrei Hart: Reality Star.
- Yasir Hameed: Pakistani cricketer.
- Rei Kikukawa: Japanese actress.
- Benjamin Raich: Austrian skier
- Jamaal Tinsley: American basketball player
- Mariano Zabaleta: Argentinian tennis player
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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