Sunday February 19, 1978
US date format: 2/19/1978, UK date format: 19/2/1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on February 19, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Immortal Technique and Berry (singer).
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.
Bye Bye Monkey, directed by Marco Ferreri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching All Creatures Great and Small.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Superman or Casino.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 19, 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)
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 19, 1978?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 19, 1978?
On February 19, 1978 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is February 19, 1978?
On February 19, 1978 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on February 19, 1978?
On February 19, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 19, 1978?
On February 19, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on February 19, 1978?
On February 19, 1978 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 19, 1978?
On February 19, 1978 several famous people were born including, Immortal Technique, Berry (singer), Christine Rowland.
What was the number one song in February 19, 1978?
The number one song in the week of February 19, 1978 was Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees in US and Take A Chance On Me by Abba in UK.
What were the top hits on February 19, 1978?
The top hits on February 19, 1978 were Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees, (Love Is) Thicker Than Water by Andy Gibb, Just The Way You Are by Billy Joel in US and Take A Chance On Me by Abba, Figaro by Brotherhood Of Man, If I Had Words by Scott Fitzgerald & Yvonne Keely in UK.