Saturday 29 April 1978
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan and Mike Bryan in Oxnard.
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 Western von gestern.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventureland or Phasor Zap.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 April 1978 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan: American tennis players.
- Mike Bryan in Oxnard: California; tennis star (USTA National 18 doubles).
- Tony Armas: Jr.
- Bob Bryan: American tennis player.
- Mike Bryan: American tennis player.
- Craig Gower: Australian rugby league and union player
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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