Sunday 26 November 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sarah Cahill and Matthew Taylor.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to MacArthur Park by Donna Summer.
In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
Same Time, Next Year, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
while War And Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jim Knopf und die wilde 13.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space War or Astro Battle.
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Which were the important events of 26 November 1978 ?
- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
- Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
- Sarah Cahill: Miss Minnesota Teen USA (1996).
- Matthew Taylor: American bassist (Motion City Soundtrack).
- Jun Fukuyama: Japanese voice actor and singer.
- 10 die as fire erupts at Holiday Inn in Rochester, New York
- 1st lesbian theme TV movie - Question of Love
- 66th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 20-13
- Ten die as fire erupts at Holiday Inn in Rochester, New York.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
- Foreigner - Double Vision
- Ambrosia - How Much I Feel
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Anne Murray - You Needed Me
- Chic - Le Freak
- Gino Vannelli - I Just Wanna Stop
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Al Stewart - Time Passages
- Captain and Tennille - You Never Done It Like That
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