Sunday 17 December 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alex Cintron and Manny Pacquiao.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to You Don't Bring Me Flowers by Barbra & Neil.
In UK Mary's Boy Child by Boney M was in the top 5 hits.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Second Generation by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jim Knopf und die wilde 13.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atari Football or Canyon Bomber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1978 ?
- Alex Cintron: Puerto Rican baseball player.
- Manny Pacquiao: Filipino boxer and politician.
- Riteish Deshmukh: Indian actor.
- Neil Sanderson: Canadian drummer (Three Days Grace).
- Chase Utley: American baseball player.
- Alex Cintrón: Puerto Rican baseball player and sportscaster
- Don Ellis: American musician, a jazz trumpeter, drummer and composer.
- Referendum approves new constitution of Rwanda.
- OPEC raises oil prices 18 percent.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Chic - Le Freak
- Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
- Billy Joel - My Life
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Al Stewart - Time Passages
- Dr. Hook - Sharing The Night Together
- Andy Gibb - (Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
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Sport Games on 17 December 1978
- Atlanta Falcons - St. Louis Cardinals : 21 - 42
- Buffalo Bills - Baltimore Colts : 21 - 14
- Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals : 16 - 48
- Dallas Cowboys - New York Jets : 30 - 7
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