Tuesday 22 August 1978
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Giannis Gagaloudis and James Corden.
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 Depth Charge or Sky Diver.
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1978 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Giannis Gagaloudis: Greek basketball player.
- James Corden: Comedian.
- Jeff Stinco: Canadian musician (Simple Plan).
- Ed Petrie: British television presenter.
- Robert Been: American singer and guitarist (Black Rebel Motorcycle Club).
- Ioannis Gagaloudis: Greek basketball player
- Ignazio Silone: Italian Author (Fontamara, Pane e vino), dies at 78.
- Sandinistas occupy National Palace in Managua Nicaragua
- The Frente Sandinista de Liberacion or FSLN occupies national palace in Nicaragua.
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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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