Saturday 22 April 1978
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ezekiel Jackson and Elizabeth Kim.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees.
In UK Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs by Brian & Michael was in the top 5 hits.
F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Come Back, Lucy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynasty (video game) or Sky Diver.
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Which were the important events of 22 April 1978 ?
- Saints Soter and Caius
- Saint Leonidas (died 202)
- Brazil - Discovery Day.
- Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
- Ezekiel Jackson: Guyanese professional wrestler.
- Elizabeth Kim: Memoirist.
- DJ Drama: DJ.
- Paul Kosgei: Kenyan runner and coach.
- David Masters: English cricketer.
- Matt Orford: Australian rugby league player
- Jason Stollsteimer: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Von Bondies and Hounds Below)
- Esteban Tuero: Argentinian race car driver
- Will Geer: Actor (Grandpa Walton-Waltons), dies at 75.
- Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Earl Anthony.
- Will[iam Auge] Geer, actor (Grandpa - The Waltons), dies from a respiratory ailment at age 75.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Night Fever
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Kansas - Dust In The Wind
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Raydio - Jack And Jill
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye Again
- Natalie Cole - Our Love
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