Wednesday 10 May 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bruno Cheyrou and Kenan Thompson.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to If I Can't Have You by Yvonne Elliman.
In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M 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 Coming Into The Country by John McPhee was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sabado loco, loco.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US) or 3-D Docking Mission.
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Which were the important events of 10 May 1978 ?
- Saint Gordianus
- Saint Isidore the Laborer
- Saint John of Avila
- Saint Job
- Saint Quaratus and Quintus
- Saint Peter Van
- Saint William of Pontoise
- Buddha's Birthday in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and South Korea.
- Saint Francis of Assisi
- Saint Solange
- The first possible day on which Pentecost may fall.
- Akshaya Tritya in Hinduism.
- Astronomy Day in the United States.
- Birds' and Trees' Day in Hungary
- Memorial Day of Blessed Damien of Moloka'i
- Celebration of the Clandestine Retreat of Ma'at and Ra in Ancient Egypt.
- Constitution Day in the Federated States of Micronesia.
- Inauguration Day in South Africa.
- Mania (mythology) in Ancient Rome.
- The marriage of Shiva to Meenakshi in Madurai, India
- Bruno Cheyrou: French professional footballer (soccer player), who played in the national team in 2002–2004.
- Kenan Thompson: American actor.
- Angel opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 5 performances
- Liverpool wins 23rd Europe Cup I.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Johnny Mathis - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Jefferson Starship - Count On Me
- Kansas - Dust In The Wind
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - Imaginary Lover
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