Saturday 8 April 1978
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Claire Schinegger and Daigo .
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees.
In UK Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs by Brian & Michael was in the top 5 hits.
F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching America 2-Night.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US) or Slot Racers.
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- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Claire Schinegger: Austrian noted family, the daughter of Renata and Erik Schinegger.
- Daigo : Japanese singer-songwriter actor and voice actor.
- Ana de la Reguera: Mexican actress.
- Bernt Haas: Austrian-Swiss footballer.
- Mario Pestano: Spanish discus thrower.
- Rachel Roberts: Canadian model and actress
- Jocelyn Robichaud: Canadian tennis player and coach
- Evans Rutto: Kenyan runner
- Regular radio broadcasts of British Parliament proceedings start.
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