Thursday 13 April 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Grace Murray and Kyle Howard.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees.
In UK Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs by Brian & Michael was in the top 5 hits.
F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching America 2-Night.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Phasor Zap or Adventureland.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 April 1978 ?
- Grace Murray: Tubbs; Miss Montana Teen-USA (1996).
- Kyle Howard: American actor.
- Chris Sligh: American Idol finalist.
- Carles Puyol: Soccer Player.
- Arron Asham: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Nick Garrett: English singer (The Swingle Singers and Amici Forever)
- James Jordan: English professional ballroom dancer
- Sylvie Meis: Dutch model and actress
- Raemon Sluiter: Dutch tennis player
- Keydrick Vincent: American football player
- Paul McGrath: Actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74.
- Jackson slugs a 3-run HR in the 1st inning, and the field is showered
- New York Yankees defeat Chicago White Sox 4-2 in home opener on Reggie Candy Bar Day; Jackson slugs a three-run homerun in the first inning, and the field is showered.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Kansas - Dust In The Wind
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Raydio - Jack And Jill
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye Again
- Natalie Cole - Our Love
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