Monday October 30, 1978
US date format: 10/30/1978, UK date format: 30/10/1978
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It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 30, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Matthew Morrison and Jessica Marquez.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Needed Me by Anne Murray.
In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
Magic, directed by Richard Attenborough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
On TV people were watching Treasure Island.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Starfleet Orion or The Cottage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 30, 1978?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Funkadelic - One Nation Under A Groove
- Ashford & Simpson - It Seems To Hang On
- The Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie
- Barry White - Your Sweetness Is My Weakness
- Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman
- Switch - There'll Never Be
- Sylvester - Dance (Disco Heat)
- Rose Royce - I'm In Love (And I Love The Feeling)
- Hamilton Bohannon - Let's Start The Dance
- Rick James - Mary Jane
Sport Games on October 30, 1978
- Los Angeles Rams - Atlanta Falcons : 7 - 15
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?