Friday 20 January 1978
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Omar Sy and Michael East.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
Vishwanath, directed by Subhash Ghai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Second Ring Of Power by Carlos Castaneda 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 Phasor Zap or Sky Diver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 20 January 1978
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Which were the important events of 20 January 1978 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Omar Sy: French film actor, best known for his duo with Fred Testot, Omar et Fred, and for his role in Intouchables, written and directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano.
- Michael East: Athlete.
- Jose James: Musician.
- Sonja Kesselschlager: German heptathlete.
- Allan S?gaard: Danish footballer.
- Salvatore Aronica: Italian footballer.
- Thomas Kail: Director.
- Sonja Kesselschläger: German heptathlete.
- Allan Søgaard: Danish footballer.
- Sid Wilson: American DJ and pianist (Slipknot).
- Luciano Zauri: Italian footballer.
- Joy Giovanni: American actress and glamour model.
- Columbia Pictures pays $9.5 million for movie rights to Annie
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
- Randy Newman - Short People
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Shaun Cassidy - Hey Deanie
- Queen - We Are The Champions
- Styx - Come Sail Away
- Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
Top #10 R&B songs
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Wings - Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School
- Uptown Top Ranking - Althia & Donna
- Donna Summer - Love's Unkind
- The Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band - Floral Dance
- Bonnie Tyler - It's A Heartache
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?