Monday 21 August 1978
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lee Gronkiewicz and Peter Buxton.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Grease by Frankie Valli.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Casino or Clowns.
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1978 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Lee Gronkiewicz: American baseball player and coach.
- Peter Buxton: English rugby player and manager.
- Bhumika Chawla: Indian actress.
- Reuben Droughns: American football player and coach.
- Alan Lee: Irish footballer and coach.
- Jason Marquis: American baseball player
- Fay Wolf: American actress singer-songwriter and pianist
- Annie Wu: Taiwanese model and actress
- Charles Eames: American designer and architect (Born 1907).
- 1st gay theme telefilm - Matlovich vs. US Air Force
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Frankie Valli - Grease
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- The Rolling Stones - Miss You
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Pablo Cruise - Love Will Find A Way
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Walter Egan - Magnet And Steel
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- Donna Summer - Last Dance
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