Sunday 27 August 1978
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Grease by Frankie Valli.
In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits.
Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Keménykalap és krumpliorr.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventureland or Phasor Zap.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 27 August 1978!
Which were the important events of 27 August 1978 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 27 August
- Robert Shaw: England, United Kingdom -- Actor (Deep, Jaws, Sting, Black Sunday).
- Gerrie Knetemann becomes world cyclist champion
- Reds Joe Morgan is 1st to hit 200 HRs and have 500 stolen bases
- Shelley Hamlin wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
Where were your ancestors 100 years before 27 August 1978
Discover their stories. Preserve your legacy.
Our team of professional genealogists provide full-service genealogical research for clients worldwide, helping them discover their roots and personal history through records, narratives, and DNA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1978 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Frankie Valli - Grease
- Commodores - Three Times A Lady
- The Rolling Stones - Miss You
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Pablo Cruise - Love Will Find A Way
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- Walter Egan - Magnet And Steel
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- Donna Summer - Last Dance
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Make this date unforgettable
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?