Tuesday 3 January 1978
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Liya Kebede and Kimberley Locke.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
Coma, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching All Creatures Great and Small.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Cottage or Pirate Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 January 1978 ?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
- Liya Kebede: Ethiopian model.
- Kimberley Locke: American singer.
- Mike York: American ice hockey player.
- Park Sol-mi: South Korean actress.
- Dominic Wood: English children's television presenter.
- Dimitra Kalentzou: Greek basketball player.
- Chandrasekar takes 6-52 and 6-52 at Melbourne Cricket Ground in Indian innings win.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- Shaun Cassidy - Hey Deanie
Top #10 songs in the UK
- David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
- Wings - Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School
- Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born
- Althia & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking
- Abba - Money Money Money
- Donna Summer - Love's Unkind
- Bonnie Tyler - It's A Heartache
- Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon Of Love
- The Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band - Floral Dance
- Barry Biggs - Sideshow
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