Monday 30 January 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lnd Girchoukevitch and Carmen Kung.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees.
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.
On TV people were watching The Les Dawson Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasto or Frogs.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 January 1978 ?
- Lnd Girchoukevitch: NHL goaltender (Belarus, Olympics - 1998).
- Carmen Kung: Swiss curler.
- Carmen Küng: Swiss curler.
- John Patterson: American baseball player.
- Addie Joss and Larry MacPhail elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
- Mutual Broadcasting Network begins airing Larry King Show on radio.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
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