Sunday November 12, 1978
US date format: 11/12/1978, UK date format: 12/11/1978
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 12, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Alexandra Maria Lara and Kelly Overton.
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.
Stony Island, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Evergreen by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Treasure Island.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Starfleet Orion or Clowns.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 12, 1978?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
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- Platinum opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 33 performances
- Howard Swanson: Composer, dies at 71.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 12, 1978?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman
- Ashford & Simpson - It Seems To Hang On
- Barry White - Your Sweetness Is My Weakness
- Funkadelic - One Nation Under A Groove
- The Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie
- Switch - There'll Never Be
- Sylvester - Dance (Disco Heat)
- Rick James - Mary Jane
- Rose Royce - I'm In Love (And I Love The Feeling)
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
Sport Games on November 12, 1978
- Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 20 - 17
- Baltimore Colts - Seattle Seahawks : 17 - 14
- Chicago Bears - Minnesota Vikings : 14 - 17
- Dallas Cowboys - Green Bay Packers : 42 - 14
- Denver Broncos - Cleveland Browns : 19 - 7
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?