Sunday 14 May 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Matthieu Millien and Eddie House.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to If I Can't Have You by Yvonne Elliman.
In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits.
Midnight Express, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Final Conclave by Malachi Martin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Heiter bis wolkig.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasto or Star Ship.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 14 May 1978
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 14 May 1978 ?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Matthieu Millien
- Eddie House: American basketball player.
- Mathieu Millien: French footballer, who played midfielder for Calais between 1997 and 2010.
- Brent Harvey: Australian footballer.
- Heather Brink in Lincoln: Nebraska; gymnast (Olympics-1996).
- Gustavo Varela: Uruguayan footballer.
- André Macanga: Angolan footballer and manager.
- Andre Macanga: Angolan footballer.
- Working opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 25 performances
- Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Greater Baltimore Golf Classic.
- William Powell Lear, inventor of Lear Jet, dies in Reno, Nevada.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Johnny Mathis - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Jefferson Starship - Count On Me
- Kansas - Dust In The Wind
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - Imaginary Lover
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Isley Brothers - Take Me To The Next Phase
- Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
- Rufus/Chaka Khan - Stay
- The O'Jays - Use Ta Be My Girl
- Heatwave - The Grooveline
- George Benson - On Broadway
- Peter Brown With Betty Wright - Dance With Me
- Roberta Flack With Donny Hathaway - The Closer I Get To You
- Faze-O - Riding High
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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?