Friday 8 September 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marco Sturm and Gerard Autet.
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.
Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, 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 Sky Diver or Canyon Bomber.
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Which were the important events of 8 September 1978 ?
- Marco Sturm: Dingolfing, Germany -- NHL forward (Sharks, Team Germany 1998).
- Gerard Autet: Spanish footballer and manager.
- Emanuele Ferraro: Italian footballer.
- Gil Meche: American baseball player.
- Angela Rawlings: Canadian-American author and performer.
- Pancho Vladigerov: Bulgarian pianist and composer (d. 1978).
- 2nd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 13-2
- Irani army shoots on Khomeini followers in Teheran, 100s killed
- Iranian Army troops open fire on rioters in Teheran, killing 122, wounding 4,000.
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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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