Sunday 12 March 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cristina Teuscher and Tara Mounsey.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to (Love Is) Thicker Than Water by Andy Gibb.
In UK Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush was in the top 5 hits.
Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Scruples by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Het is weer zo laat!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing A Game of Concentration or Fire Truck.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 March 1978 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Cristina Teuscher: New Rochelle, New York -- 4X200m freestyle (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Tara Mounsey: Ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympics - 1998).
- Masuimi Max: American model.
- Christianne Klein: American journalist and television personality.
- Arina Tanemura: Japanese mangaka.
- Casey Mears: American race car driver
- Neal Obermeyer: American cartoonist
- Claudio Sanchez: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Coheed and Cambria Fire Deuce and The Prize Fighter Inferno)
- Eric Heiden skates world record 1000 metre (1:14.99).
- Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sunstar Golf Classic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Paul Davis - I Go Crazy
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
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