Wednesday 18 January 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Thor Hushovd and Bogdan Lobont.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Illusions by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Les Dawson Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gee Bee or Casino.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 January 1978 ?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- Thor Hushovd: Norwegian cyclist.
- Bogdan Lobont: Romanian football player.
- Brian Falkenborg: American baseball player.
- Bogdan Lobonț: Romanian footballer.
- Roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut collapses (no injuries).
- Geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, versus Pakistan Karachi.
- The European Court of Human Rights finds the United Kingdom government guilty of mistreating prisoners in Northern Ireland, but not guilty of torture.
- The roof structure of the Hartford Civic Center collapses after a significant snowfall.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Shaun Cassidy - Hey Deanie
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Styx - Come Sail Away
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
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