Thursday 31 August 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Grease by Frankie Valli.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 August 1978 ?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Philippe Christanval: French footballer.
- Ido Pariente: Israeli mixed martial artist and trainer.
- Sandis Valters: Latvian basketball player.
- Morten Qvenild: Norwegian pianist and composer (In the Country and Magical Orchestra).
- Hoda Lattaf: French soccer player who plays in attack.
- John Wrathall: Rhodesian politician (Born 1913).
- Constitution adopted by Sri Lanka
- Emily and William Harris plead guilty to 1974 kidnapping of Patty Hearst
- Symbionese Liberation Army founders William and Emily Harris plead guilty to 1974 kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Frankie Valli - Grease
- The Rolling Stones - Miss You
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- Walter Egan - Magnet And Steel
- Evelyn Champagne King - Shame
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