Saturday 18 February 1978
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Josip Simunic and Myriam El Khomri.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees.
In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx 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 Frogs or Pirate Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 February 1978 ?
- Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
- Josip Simunic: Croatian footballer.
- Myriam El Khomri: French politician, born to a Moroccan father and a French-Breton mother.
- Oliver Pocher: German comedian and actor.
- Josip Šimunić: Croatian footballer.
- 1st Iron Man Triathlon (swim, bike ride, marathon) held, Kona, Hawaii
- The first Ironman Triathlon competition takes place on the island of Oahu, won by Gordon Haller.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
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