Sunday 13 August 1978US date format: 8/13/1978, UK date format: 13/8/1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Benjani Mwaruwari and Kristiina Heinmets.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Three Times A Lady by Commodores.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Force 10 from Navarone, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Under the Same Sun.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Cottage or Fire Truck.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 August 1978 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
- Benjani Mwaruwari
- Kristiina Heinmets: Miss Estonia Universe (1997).
- Dwight Smith: American football player.
- Bomb attack in Beirut, 175 killed
- Judy wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic Rankin
- Yanks score 5 runs in top of 7th. but rain causes game to be halted and thus score goes back to previous inning, Baltimore wins 3-0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Frankie Valli - Grease
- Donna Summer - Last Dance
- The Rolling Stones - Miss You
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Boogie Oogie Oogie - Taste Of Honey, A
- Pablo Cruise - Love Will Find A Way
- Barry Manilow - Copacabana (At The Copa)
- Walter Egan - Magnet And Steel
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
Top #10 R&B songs
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?