Wednesday 22 March 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tom Poti and Benjamin Smith.
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.
while The Women'S Room by Marilyn French was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ein Mann will nach oben.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire Truck or Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 March 1978 ?
- Blessed Genta of Maaseik
- The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- World Water Day.
- Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
- Saint Octavian
- Saint Lea of Rome
- Saint Reinhilde of Ghent
- Tom Poti: American ice hockey player.
- Benjamin Smith: American homicide; a member of the World Church of the Creator, an Illinois-based white supremacist church that is one of the fastest-growing hate groups in the world in 1999.
- Karl Wallenda: American-born German high wire artist, he began to perform aged 6 with his family.
- Robert Frost Plaza, at California, Drumm and Market, SF, dedicated
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
- Barry Manilow - Can't Smile Without You
- Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
- Paul Davis - I Go Crazy
- Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Jay Ferguson - Thunder Island
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