Tuesday 14 March 1978
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pieter van den Hoogenband and Carlo Giuliani.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees.
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 Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon 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 Blasto or Casino.
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Which were the important events of 14 March 1978 ?
- Albania - Summer Day: Albanian holiday Summer is celebrated in this day in Elbasan and its surroundings.
- Pi Day - unofficial mathematics holiday.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honor of Mars were held.
- Saint Mathildis
- Saint Paulina
- Blessed Eve of Liege
- Japan - White Day: Japanese holiday similar to Valentine's Day (men give gifts to women).
- Pieter van den Hoogenband: Dutch swimmer.
- Carlo Giuliani: Italian anarchist (d. 2001).
- Nathan Swain: Australian sportsman, a victim of the 2002 Bali terrorist bombing tragedy.
- Pieter Van den Hoogenband: Dutch swimmer, triple Olympic champion: he won the 100m and 200m at Sidney 2000 and the 100m at the 2004 Athens Olympics.
- Simon Lane: YouTube Star.
- Monica Mayhem: Australian pornographic actress exotic dancer and singer
- Marines terminate Molukse action in Province house (1 dead)
- US Marines terminate Molukse action in Province house (one dead).
- NFL permanently adds 7th official (side judge).
- The Israeli Defense Force invades and occupies southern Lebanon, in Operation Litani.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Paul Davis - I Go Crazy
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
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