Wednesday 1 November 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Manju Warrier and Lazaro Ramos.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Needed Me by Anne Murray.
In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Elämänmeno.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Invaders or A Game of Concentration.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
What the sky looked like on 1 November 1978
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Which were the important events of 1 November 1978 ?
- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- Manju Warrier: Indian actress and dancer.
- Lazaro Ramos
- Tyler Reks: American wrestler and businessman.
- Mary Kate Schellhardt: American actress.
- Jessica Valenti: American blogger and author founded Feministing.
- Mary Schellhardt: American actress.
- Ryan Burgess: American homicide; raped and murdered 20-year old college student Tara Gillon on New Year's Eve, December 31, 1996, Middleborough, MA.
- New York Yankee Ron Guidry unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Funkadelic - One Nation Under A Groove
- Ashford & Simpson - It Seems To Hang On
- The Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie
- Barry White - Your Sweetness Is My Weakness
- Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman
- Switch - There'll Never Be
- Sylvester - Dance (Disco Heat)
- Rose Royce - I'm In Love (And I Love The Feeling)
- Hamilton Bohannon - Let's Start The Dance
- Rick James - Mary Jane
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?