Monday 11 December 1978US date format: 12/11/1978, UK date format: 11/12/1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 11, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nadia Styger and Christophe Lemoine.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to You Don't Bring Me Flowers by Barbra & Neil.
In UK Mary's Boy Child by Boney M was in the top 5 hits.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Empty Copper Sea by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Woman Called Moses.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Video Pinball or Pirate Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 11 December 1978
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Which were the important events of 11 December 1978 ?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- Nadia Styger
- Christophe Lemoine
- Summer Phoenix: Actress.
- Eric Borel: French homicide, the killer of 16 people over a period of two days starting on Saturday, 9/23/1995 in Solliers-Pont, France.
- Roy Wood: Jr.
- Paul O'Dea: American baseball player and manager (d. 1978).
- 6 masked men bound 10 employees at Lufthansa cargo area at New York Kennedy Airport and made off with $5.8 M in cash and jewelry
- Six masked men bind ten employees at Lufthansa cargo area at New York Kennedy Airport and make off with US$5.8 million in cash and jewelry.
Sport Games on 11 December 1978
- Cincinnati Bengals - Los Angeles Rams : 20 - 19
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Chic - Le Freak
- Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
- Billy Joel - My Life
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Al Stewart - Time Passages
- Dr. Hook - Sharing The Night Together
- Andy Gibb - (Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
Top #11 R&B songs
- Chic - Le Freak
- Cheryl Lynn - Got To Be Real
- Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Rose Royce - Love Don't Live Here Anymore
- Rick James - Mary Jane
- ADC Band - Long Stroke
- Funkadelic - One Nation Under A Groove
- Gene Chandler - Get Down
- Evelyn "Champagne" King - I Don't Know If It's Right
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?