Monday 6 February 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Yael Naim .
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees.
In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Het is weer zo laat!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alto Trek or Dynasty (video game).
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Which were the important events of 6 February 1978 ?
- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
- Saint Vedastus (+540)
- Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists
- Saint Paul Miki
- Yael Naim: French-Israeli singer-songwriter.
- Snowstorm hits New England, parts of RI (54 (137cm))
- Muriel, wife of late Hubert Humphrey (Senator-Democrat-Minnesota) takes his office.
- The Blizzard of 1978, one of the worst Nor'easters in New England history, hit the region, with sustained winds of 65 mph and snowfall of 4'' an hour.
- King Dragon operation in Arakan: Burmese General Ne Win targets Muslim minorities in the village of Sakkipara.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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