Thursday January 12, 1978
US date format: 1/12/1978, UK date format: 12/1/1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 12, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Amerie (singer) and Bonaventure Kalou.
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 Dynasty by Robert S. Elegant 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 Star Ship or Sargon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 12, 1978?
- In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
- In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
- In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
- Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 12, 1978?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 12, 1978?
On January 12, 1978 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is January 12, 1978?
On January 12, 1978 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 12, 1978?
On January 12, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 12, 1978?
On January 12, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on January 12, 1978?
On January 12, 1978 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 12, 1978?
On January 12, 1978 several famous people were born including, Amerie (singer), Bonaventure Kalou, Jeremy Camp.
What was the number one song in January 12, 1978?
The number one song in the week of January 12, 1978 was Baby Come Back by Player in US and Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings in UK.
What were the top hits on January 12, 1978?
The top hits on January 12, 1978 were Baby Come Back by Player, How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees, Here You Come Again by Dolly Parton in US and Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings, Uptown Top Ranking by Althia & Donna, Love's Unkind by Donna Summer in UK.