Tuesday 29 August 1978
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Larissa Meek and Volkan Arslan.
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 Starfleet Orion or Gee Bee.
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1978 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Larissa Meek: Miss Missouri Teen USA (1997).
- Volkan Arslan: German-Turkish footballer.
- Celestine Babayaro: Nigerian footballer.
- USTA National Tennis Center opens in Flushing, New York
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
- Taste Of Honey, A - Boogie Oogie Oogie
- Foreigner - Hot Blooded
- Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
- The Rolling Stones - Miss You
- Exile - Kiss You All Over
- Andy Gibb - An Everlasting Love
- Walter Egan - Magnet And Steel
- Evelyn Champagne King - Shame
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