Thursday 30 November 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gael Garcia Bernal and Pierrick Fédrigo.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Don't Bring Me Flowers by Barbra & Neil.
In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
Same Time, Next Year, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while War And Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jim Knopf und die wilde 13.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasto or Brain Games.
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Which were the important events of 30 November 1978 ?
- Cities for Life Day; 300 cities around the world declare their opposition to the death penalty
- Official End of the Hurricane Season
- Philippines - Andres Bonifacio Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew the apostle
- Also see November 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Barbados - Independence Day (from Britain, 1966)
- Gael Garcia Bernal: Mexican actor.
- Pierrick Fédrigo: French racing cyclist, who rides for Bretagne-Séché Environnement.
- Robert Kirkman: Comic Book Author.
- Clay Aiken: American singer.
- Nelsan Ellis: American actor and playwright.
- Gael Bernal: Mexican actor and director
- Benjamin Lense: German footballer
- Emil Steiner: American journalist and author
- Publication of ''The Times'' is suspended due to labor problems until November 13, 1979.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Ambrosia - How Much I Feel
- Chic - Le Freak
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
- Foreigner - Double Vision
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Al Stewart - Time Passages
- Billy Joel - My Life
- Dr. Hook - Sharing The Night Together
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