Sunday December 10, 1978
US date format: 12/10/1978, UK date format: 10/12/1978
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 10, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Summer Phoenix and Anjana Sukhani.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK Mary's Boy Child by Boney M was in the top 5 hits.
Superman, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Woman Called Moses.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tournament Table or Sargon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 10, 1978?
- Platinum closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 33 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 10, 1978?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chic - Le Freak
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
- Ambrosia - How Much I Feel
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Al Stewart - Time Passages
- Billy Joel - My Life
- Dr. Hook - Sharing The Night Together
- Andy Gibb - (Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on December 10, 1978
- Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 24 - 26
- Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 31 - 13
- Green Bay Packers - Chicago Bears : 0 - 14
- Houston Oilers - New Orleans Saints : 17 - 12
- Kansas City Chiefs - Denver Broncos : 3 - 24
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