Thursday 7 September 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include G[eneral] A[ustin] and Devon Sawa.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A.
In UK Three Times A Lady by The Commodores was in the top 5 hits.
Days of Heaven, directed by Terrence Malick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Born and Bred.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tournament Table or Frogs.
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- Also see September 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Brazil - Independence day (from Portugal, 1822)
- Mozambique - Victory Day
- RC Saints - Saint Regina; Saint Evurtius (Heortius), St. Cloud (Clodoald)
- G[eneral] A[ustin]: Columbus, Georgia -- Rapper (Another Bad Creation).
- Devon Sawa: Canadian actor.
- Matt Cooke: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Erwin Koen: Dutch footballer.
- Ersin Güreler: Turkish footballer.
- Keith Moon: Rock drummer (Who), dies of drug overdose at 31.
- 1st game of Boston Massacre, Yanks beat Red Sox 15-3
- British Prime Minister James Callaghan announces that he will not call a general election for October, considered to be a major political blunder (see Winter of Discontent, United Kingdom general election, 1979)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Frankie Valli - Grease
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
- Evelyn Champagne King - Shame
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Got To Get You Into My Life
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