Tuesday 16 May 1978US date format: 5/16/1978, UK date format: 16/5/1978
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jim Sturgess and David Ford (musician).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to With A Little Luck by Wings.
In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits.
The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, directed by Fred Schepisi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Coming Into The Country by John McPhee was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Heiter bis wolkig.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US) or Depth Charge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 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 16 May 1978 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Jim Sturgess: English singer-songwriter and actor.
- David Ford (musician)
- Amy Chow: Athlete.
- Vincent Larusso in Livingston: New Jersey; actor (Adam - Mighty Ducks, D2, D3).
- David Krumholtz: Actor.
- Scott Nicholls: English motorcycle racer.
- Lionel Scaloni: Argentinian footballer.
- David Ford: English singer and songwriter.
- Caroline Dhavernas: Actress.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Johnny Mathis - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing
- Chuck Mangione - Feels So Good
- Jefferson Starship - Count On Me
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - Imaginary Lover
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Isley Brothers - Take Me To The Next Phase
- The O'Jays - Use Ta Be My Girl
- Rufus/Chaka Khan - Stay
- The Grooveline - Heatwave
- Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
- George Benson - On Broadway
- Dance With Me - Peter Brown With Betty Wright
- The Closer I Get To You - Roberta Flack With Donny Hathaway
- Jimmy "Bo" Horne - Dance Across The Floor
- Faze-O - Riding High
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring
- The Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Darts - The Boy From New York City
- Too Much Too Little Too Late - Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams
- Dee D Jackson - Automatic Lover
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?