Wednesday 18 October 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Priyanka Trivedi and Jake Farrow.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Kiss You All Over by Exile.
In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching The Upchat Connection.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alto Trek or Fire Truck.
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Priyanka Trivedi: Indian actress.
- Jake Farrow: American actor.
- Jyothika : Movie Actress.
- Wesley Jonathan: American actor.
- Jaime Koeppe: Canadian model and wrestler.
- Ramon Mercader: Assassin of Leon Trotsky (Born 1914).
- 1st daughter Susan Ford announces engagement to Charles F Vance
- New York Islanders 1st scoreless tie, vs. LA Kings
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Little River Band - Reminiscing
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- Kenny Loggins - Whenever I Call You Friend
- John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Boston - Don't Look Back
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
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