Sunday September 24, 1978
US date format: 9/24/1978, UK date format: 24/9/1978
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 24, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope John Paul I was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Tina Jones and Wietse van Alten.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A.
In UK Three Times A Lady by The Commodores was in the top 5 hits.
Death on the Nile, directed by John Guillermin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Apple Pie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire Truck or Blasto.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 24, 1978?
- Donna Caponi Young / Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ping Team Golf Classic
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 24, 1978?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
- Boston - Don't Look Back
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Little River Band - Reminiscing
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Got To Get You Into My Life
- L.T.D. - Holding On (When Love Is Gone)
- Michael Henderson - Take Me I'm Yours
- Funkadelic - One Nation Under A Groove
- Stargard - What You Waiting For
- The Emotions - Smile
- Foxy - Get Off
- ConFunkShun - Shake And Dance
- Rose Royce - I'm In Love (And I Love The Feeling)
- Sylvester - Dance (Disco Heat)
Sport Games on September 24, 1978
- Atlanta Falcons - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 9 - 14
- Baltimore Colts - Buffalo Bills : 17 - 24
- Cleveland Browns - Pittsburgh Steelers : 9 - 15
- Denver Broncos - Kansas City Chiefs : 23 - 17
- Detroit Lions - Seattle Seahawks : 16 - 28
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?