Wednesday 19 April 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Whitney Metzler and Adrienne Parker.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees.
In UK Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs by Brian & Michael was in the top 5 hits.
F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Come Back, Lucy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atari Football or Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 April 1978 ?
- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
- Primrose Day (England) ? primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
- George of Antioch
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Emma
- Landing of the 33 (Uruguay).
- Patriot's Day (Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin, USA).
- Whitney Metzler: 400m medley swimmer (1996 Olympics - 8th Place).
- Adrienne Parker: Miss Tennessee Teen-USA (1996).
- James Franco: American actor.
- Joanna Gaines: Reality Star.
- Gabriel Heinze: Argentinian footballer.
- Amanda Sage: American-Austrian painter and educator
- Emile de Strijker: Belgian philosopher, dies at age 70.
- Yitzhak Navron elected fifth President of Israel.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Kansas - Dust In The Wind
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Raydio - Jack And Jill
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye Again
- Natalie Cole - Our Love
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