Tuesday 15 August 1978US date format: 8/15/1978, UK date format: 15/8/1978
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Kerri Walsh and Lilia Podkopayeva.
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.
Power Play, directed by Martyn Burke, 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 Alto Trek or Starfleet Orion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 August 1978 ?
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
- Acadie ? National Day
- Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
- India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
- Korea ? Liberation Day
- Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
- Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
- Tuva ? Tuva Republic Day, Naadym
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Alipius
- St. Arnoul/Arnulphus
- St. MacCartin/Ard/Aed
- The Assumption of Mary - a holy day of obligation
- Ancient Latvia ? M?ras
- Kerri Walsh: American beach volleyball player.
- Lilia Podkopayeva: Ukrainian gymnast.
- Jennie Eisenhower: American noted family, the first child...
- Tim Foreman: American bass player (Switchfoot).
- Masatoshi Matsuo
- Kerri Jennings: American volleyball player.
- Stavros Tziortziopoulos: Greek footballer.
- Kerri Walsh-Jennings: Volleyball Player.
- Adel Tawil: German-born singer of Egyptian-Tunisian...
- Harrison Kerr: Composer, dies at 80.
- House of Reps approves (233-169), 39-month extension for ERA
- US House of Representatives approves (233-169), 39-month extension for Equal Rights Amendment.
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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
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- 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
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- A Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Rick James - You And I
- Foxy - Get Off
- Shake And Dance - ConFunkShun
- Teddy Pendergrass - Close The Door
- L.T.D. - Holding On (When Love Is Gone)
- Got To Get You Into My Life - Earth, Wind & Fire
- I Like Girls - The Fatback Band
- Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams - You're All I Need To Get By
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