Tuesday 3 October 1978
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Shannyn Sossamon and Joëlle Scoriels.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Kiss You All Over by Exile.
In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Watership Down, directed by Martin Rosen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching A Horseman Riding By.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3-D Docking Mission or Alto Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 3 October 1978
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Which were the important events of 3 October 1978 ?
- Shannyn Sossamon: American actress, dancer and musician.
- Joëlle Scoriels
- Christian Coulson
- Jérémie Eloy
- Jake Shears: American singer-songwriter (Scissor Sisters).
- Aminishiki Ryūji: Japanese sumo wrestler.
- Durga Agarwal: Indian newsmaker, claimed as that country's first and the world's second test-tube baby.
- Vienna Teng: American singer-songwriter and pianist.
- Gerald Asamoah: Ghanaian-German footballer.
- Neil Clement: English footballer.
- Corey Hill: American mixed martial artist and wrestler (d. 2015).
- Claudio Pizarro: Peruvian footballer.
- Gold hits record US$223.50 an ounce in London, England.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Boston - Don't Look Back
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
- Little River Band - Reminiscing
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- Kenny Loggins - Whenever I Call You Friend
Top #10 R&B songs
- Funkadelic - One Nation Under A Groove
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Got To Get You Into My Life
- L.T.D. - Holding On (When Love Is Gone)
- Ashford & Simpson - It Seems To Hang On
- Rose Royce - I'm In Love (And I Love The Feeling)
- Sylvester - Dance (Disco Heat)
- The Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie
- What You Waiting For - Stargard
- Foxy - Get Off
- Michael Henderson - Take Me I'm Yours
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?