Thursday 25 May 1978
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Brian Urlacher and Adam Gontier.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to With A Little Luck by Wings.
In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits.
Good Guys Wear Black, directed by Ted Post, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while The Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Revolver.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Invaders or Canyon Bomber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 May 1978 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
- Saint Reinolf
- Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
- Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
- Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
- Towel Day, in memory of Douglas Adams, is observed in ?
- The Ascension, one of the great feasts in the Christian liturgical calendar
- Saint Bede the Venerable (died 735)
- Saint Frederic
- Saint Augustine of Canterbury
- Saint Bruno of Wnrzburg
- The former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Day of Youth
- Saint Hildebert
- Chad, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe - African Liberation Day
- Officially declared Carrie Underwood Day in Oklahoma for her winning American Idol
- Jordan - National Day/Arab Renaissance Day (1946)
- Africa Day commemorating the 1963 fouding of he AU's precursor, OAU
- United States - Memorial Day/Decoration Day, a legal holiday (1868)
- Lebanon, Liberation Day (1999)
- Saint Pope Gregory VII (died 1085)
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- Star Wars released
- Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 2.
- A bomb explodes in the security section of Northwestern University, wounding a security guard (the first Unabomber attack).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - With A Little Luck
- Johnny Mathis - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
- Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing
- Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
- Chuck Mangione - Feels So Good
- Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - Imaginary Lover
- Jefferson Starship - Count On Me
- George Benson - On Broadway
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