Sunday 31 December 1978, NewYear’s Eve
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Papoose and Craig Boyd.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pusteblume.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Ship or Adventureland.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1978 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:31 December
- Magic Show closes at Cort Theater in New York City after 1859 performances.
- Runaways closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 199 performances
- CIA director, Admiral Stansfield Turner retires from the Navy
- Iran shah names Chapour Bakhtiar premier.
- US Central Intelligence Agency director, Admiral Stansfield Turner retires from the Navy.
- Taiwan's final day of diplomatic relations with the US.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chic - Le Freak
- Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Billy Joel - My Life
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
- Dr. Hook - Sharing The Night Together
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
- Andy Gibb - (Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away
- Toto - Hold The Line
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