Sunday 29 January 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 January 1978 ?
- Ingrid Paquet: French noted family, the daughter of Gill and Huguette Paquet.
- Rob Bironas: American football player (d. 2014).
- Martin Schmitt: German ski jumper.
- Brian Windhorst: American journalist.
- Tim McCoy: Actor (Arizona Bound), dies at 86.
- Joanne Carner wins Colgate Triple Crown Match-Play Golf Championship.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Styx - Come Sail Away
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
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