Saturday 7 October 1978
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jake Humphrey and Alesha Dixon.
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.
Midnight Express, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Treasure Island.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Casino or Dynasty (video game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 October 1978 ?
- Jake Humphrey: English television presenter.
- Alesha Dixon: British pop singer (Mis-Teeq).
- Alison Balsom: English trumpet player and educator.
- Omar Miller: American actor and producer.
- Zaheer Khan: Indian cricketer.
- LA Dodgers win the pennant
- ''Wranslide'' in New South Wales: the Wran government is re-elected with an increased majority.
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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
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