Thursday 1 June 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Deladonchamps and Karen Kwan.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Too Much, Too Little, Too Late by Johnny Mathis.
In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits.
Damien: Omen II, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Revolver.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing MUD1 or Star Ship.
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Which were the important events of 1 June 1978 ?
- Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
- Children's Day in some countries.
- Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
- Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
- Tunisia - Constitution Day / Victory Day 1959.
- The Ascension in Eastern Christianity.
- Nirvana of Buddhists.
- Pierre Deladonchamps: French actor, he won a Cesar for best promising actor in 2014.
- Karen Kwan: Torrance, California -- Figure skater (1995 Pac Coast Sr Champ).
- Charles Neal: YouTube Star.
- Hasna Benhassi: Moroccan runner.
- Antonietta Di Martino: Italian high jumper.
- Matthew Hittinger: American poet and author
- High Council destroys judgment against war criminal Pieter Menten
- The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed.
- The 1978 FIFA World Cup starts in Argentina.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnny Mathis - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Chuck Mangione - Feels So Good
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - Imaginary Lover
- George Benson - On Broadway
- ABBA - Take A Chance On Me
- Player - This Time I'm In It For Love
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