Wednesday 11 January 1978US date format: 1/11/1978, UK date format: 11/1/1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 11, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Holly Brisley and Emile Heskey.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
Vishwanath, directed by Subhash Ghai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching All Creatures Great and Small.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clowns or Slot Racers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 11 January 1978
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Which were the important events of 11 January 1978 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Holly Brisley: Australian actress.
- Emile Heskey: English footballer.
- Vallo Allingu: Estonian basketball player.
- Michael Duff: Northern Irish footballer.
- Stijn Schaars: Dutch footballer.
- Gov Askew dedicates RCUC solar office building
- Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 and Soyuz 26 (first time three spacecraft link).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Shaun Cassidy - Hey Deanie
- Sentimental Lady - Bob Welch
- Styx - Come Sail Away
- Queen - We Are The Champions
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ffun - ConFunkShun
- Natalie Cole - Our Love
- Rose Royce - Ooh Boy
- George Duke - Reach For It
- War - Galaxy
- Serpentine Fire - Earth, Wind & Fire
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Bill Withers - Lovely Day
- High Inergy - You Can't Turn Me Off (in The Middle Of Turning Me
- Odyssey - Native New Yorker
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Wings - Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School
- Uptown Top Ranking - Althia & Donna
- Donna Summer - Love's Unkind
- The Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band - Floral Dance
- Bonnie Tyler - It's A Heartache
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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?