Friday 10 November 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ruth Davidson and Diplo .
In that special week of November people in US were listening to MacArthur Park by Donna Summer.
In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
The Lord of the Rings, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching The Moon Stallion.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalanche or Casino.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see November 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States Marine Corps Birthday
- Russia - Day of Militsiya (analogue of police in Russia)
- Ancient Latvia - Martini
- R.C. Saints - Pope Leo I the Great
- Turkey - Day of Remembrance of Ataturk
- Ruth Davidson: Scottish politician, currently leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party and Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Glasgow regional list.
- Diplo : DJ.
- David Paetkau: Movie Actor.
- Eve : Rapper.
- Kyla Cole: Slovak porn actress and model.
- Jorge DePaula: Dominican baseball player
- Kristian Huselius: Swedish ice hockey player
- Drew McConnell: Irish bass player (Babyshambles Mongrel and Elviss)
- Larry Holmes KOs Alfredo Evangelist in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
- Yanks trade Lyle, Rajsich, McCall, Heath and Ramos to Texas for Righetti, Mirabella, Beniquez, Jemison and Griffin
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- Foreigner - Double Vision
- Ambrosia - How Much I Feel
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Kenny Loggins - Whenever I Call You Friend
- The Rolling Stones - Beast Of Burden
- Foxy - Get Off
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
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