Sunday 19 March 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Shirel (singer) and Virginia Williams.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees.
In UK Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush was in the top 5 hits.
What's Up Superdoc!, directed by Derek Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Spannende Geschichten.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Video Pinball or Avalanche.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 19 March 1978
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Which were the important events of 19 March 1978 ?
- Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
- Saint Landoald
- Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
- Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
- Mojoday in Discordianism
- The swallows return to Mission San Juan Capistrano in California.
- The first day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Shirel (singer)
- Virginia Williams
- Lenka : Pop Singer.
- Cydonie Mothersille: Jamaican-Caymanian sprinter.
- Gaston Julia: Algerian mathematician, professor at the university and member of the Academicians des Sciences.
- Sally Little wins LPGA Kathryn Crosby / Honda Civic Golf Classic
- 50,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam against neutron bomb.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Samantha Sang - Emotion
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Paul Davis - I Go Crazy
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are
Top #10 R&B songs
- Parliament - Flashlight
- Bootsy's Rubber Band - Bootzilla
- Enchantment - It's You That I Need
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
- Roberta Flack With Donny Hathaway - The Closer I Get To You
- Stargard - Theme Song From "Which Way Is Up"
- Am I Loosing You - The Manhattans
- Bunny Sigler - Let Me Party With You (Part 1) (Party, Party, Party)
- Peabo Bryson - Reaching For The Sky
- Ashford & Simpson - Don't Cost You Nothing
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?