Wednesday 25 October 1978
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Riley Mants and Markus Poyhonen.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Hot Child In The City by Nick Gilder.
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 Elämänmeno.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gee Bee or Superman.
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Which were the important events of 25 October 1978 ?
- Day of the Romanian Army
- Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
- Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
- Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
- Kazakhstan - Republic Day
- Riley Mants: Winnipeg, Manitoba -- 200m breaststroker (1996 Olympics).
- Markus Poyhonen: Finnish athlete.
- Andre Meadows: YouTube Star.
- Russell Anderson: Scottish footballer.
- Markus Pöyhönen: Finnish sprinter.
- Maria Takagi: Japanese porn actress and model
- Israeli Government approves in principle, a draft compromise peace
- Padres Gaylord Perry is 1st to win Cy Young in both leagues (NL)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- Little River Band - Reminiscing
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Kenny Loggins - Whenever I Call You Friend
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Foreigner - Double Vision
- John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air
- Ambrosia - How Much I Feel
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
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