Sunday 22 October 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Droste and Mariah Huq.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Kiss You All Over by Exile.
In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching The Upchat Connection.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Slot Racers or Star Ship.
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Which were the important events of 22 October 1978 ?
- Droste : Original member of the Brooklyn-based indie-rock group Grizzly Bear.
- Mariah Huq: Reality Star.
- Dion Glover: American basketball player and coach.
- Chaswe Nsofwa: Zambian footballer (d. 2007).
- Owais Shah: Pakistani-English cricketer.
- John Riley: English poet (murdered) (Born 1937).
- King of Hearts opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 48 performances
- 9th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:12:12
- Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Houston Exchange Golf Classic Clubs
- Grete Weitz runs female world record marathon (2:32:29.8)
- Pope John Paul II installed
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Little River Band - Reminiscing
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- Kenny Loggins - Whenever I Call You Friend
- John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Boston - Don't Look Back
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
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