Sunday 19 February 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Immortal Technique and Christine Rowland.
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 Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien 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 Star Ship or Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US).
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Which were the important events of 19 February 1978 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Immortal Technique: American rapper.
- Christine Rowland: Family Member.
- Ben Gummer: English scholar and politician.
- Michalis Konstantinou: Greek-born Cypriot footballer.
- Stephanie Waring: English actress.
- On the 20th Century opens at St. James Theater NYC for 460 performances
- Brigitte Kraus runs world record 1000 metre indoor (2:34.8).
- Egyptian forces raid Larnaca International Airport in an attempt to intervene in a hijacking, without authorisation from the Republic of Cyprus authorities. The Cypriot National Guard and Police forces kill 15 Egyptian commandos and destroy the Egyptian C-130 transport plane in open combat.
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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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