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Number of Records Matching Query: 71
 
POPULAR TV SHOWS 1978EVENT
 
Event Date: 1st January 1978
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1978
 
Summary: 1978-79 1 Laverne & Shirley ABC 2 Three's Company ABC 3 Mork & Mindy ABC 4 Happy Days (tie) ABC 4 The Ropers (tie) ABC 6 What's Happening!! (tie) ABC 6 Alice (8:30) (tie) CBS 8 M*A*S*H CBS 9 One Day at a Time (Monday) CBS 10 Taxi ABC 11 60 Minutes (tie) CBS 11 Charlie's Angels (tie) ABC 13 Angie ABC 14 Alice (9:30) CBS 15 All in the Family CBS 16 WKRP in Cincinnati (tie) CBS 16 Soap (tie) ABC 18 Eight Is Enough ABC 19 All in the Family CBS 20 Barney Miller (tie) ABC 20 CBS Sunday Night Movie (tie) CBS 
 

A. J MCLEANBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 9th January 1978
Description: Singer, songwriter, actor, USA
 

TERRY KATHEVENT
 
Event Date: 23rd January 1978
 

TERRY KATHDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 23rd January 1978
Description: Guitarist,Vocalist, USA
 

GREGORY HERBERTDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 31st January 1978
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1978EVENT
 
Event Date: 4th February 1978
 
Summary: ALTHEA AND DONNA "UPTOWN TOP RANKING" 
 

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1978EVENT
 
Event Date: 5th February 1978
 
Summary: CAROLE KING. "WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW" 
 

NUMBER 1 USA ALBUM 1978EVENT
 
Event Date: 10th February 1978
Description: In the United States, the album was certified 15x Platinum for shipments of over 15 million copies.
 
Summary: "SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER" In the UK, the album spent 18 consecutive weeks at number one. The album epitomized the disco phenomenon on both sides of the Atlantic and was an international sensation. Along with the success of the movie, the soundtrack, composed and performed primarily by the Bee Gees, was the best-selling soundtrack album of all time. 
 

STEPHAN EBNBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 13th February 1978
Description: Drummer, DE
 

FIRST TELECAST OF GRAND OLE OPRYEVENT
 
Event Date: 4th March 1978
Description: The Public Broadcasting System (PBS) telecasts the first complete Grand Ole Opry show from the new Grand Ole Opry House as it happened from 6-9 pm.
 
Summary: The Public Broadcasting System (PBS) telecasts the first complete Grand Ole Opry show from the new GranThe Public Broadcasting System (PBS) telecasts the first complete Grand Ole Opry show from the new Grand Ole Opry House as it happened from 6-9 pm. d Ole Opry House as it happened from 6-9 pm. 
 

JOHN CAZALEDIED
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 12th March 1978
Description: Actor, USA
 

BRYAN OTTOSONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 18th March 1978
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

LENKABORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 18th March 1978
Description: Singer, songwriter, actress
 

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1978EVENT
 
Event Date: 19th March 1978
 
Summary: KATE BUSH. "WUTHERING HEIGHTS" 
 

NICK BAINESBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 21st March 1978
Description: Vocalist, Keyboardiist, UK
 

WILLIE NELSON HITEVENT
 
Event Date: 25th March 1978
Description: "Mamas Dont Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys"
 
Summary: "Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys" by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson becomes the last song for 12 years to spend four weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart. 
 

DUNCAN JAMESBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician, Acting
Event Date: 7th April 1978
Description: Vocalist, actor
 

GUY BERRYMANBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 7th April 1978
Description: Bassist, Scotland
 

RACHEL STEVENSBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 9th April 1978
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 

AMBER LAWRENCEBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 19th April 1978
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 

SANDY DENNYDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 21st April 1978
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

JASON STOLLSTEIMERBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 22nd April 1978
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 

NICK TRAINABORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 1st May 1978
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

BILL LEAR - AUDIO 8 TRACK-RECORDINGDIED
 
Sub Title: Non Entertainer
Event Date: 14th May 1978
Description: Manufacturer, USA
 

NUMBER 1 ALBUM USA 1978EVENT
 
Sub Title: "SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER"
Event Date: 17th May 1978
 
Summary: THE BEE GEES "SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER" 
 

VIC AMESDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 20th May 1978
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

JOHNNY BONDDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 12th June 1978
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

SID VICIOUSEVENT
 
Event Date: 16th June 1978
 

KAVYEN TEMPERLEYBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 3rd July 1978
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Bassist, Australia
 

ENOCH LIGHTDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician, Band Leader
Event Date: 31st July 1978
Description: Band Leader, Classical Violinist, Conductor and recording engineer
 

DHANI HARRISONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 1st August 1978
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 

JOE VENUTIDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 14th August 1978
Description: Violinist, Italian
 

STACY SUTHERLANDDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 24th August 1978
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

LOUIS PRIMADIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 28th August 1978
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 

ROBERT SHAWDIED
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 28th August 1978
Description: Actor, UK
 

AL BLIND OWL WILSONEVENT
 
Event Date: 3rd September 1978
 
Summary: DIES IN 1978, CALIFORNIA. LEAD SINGER OF CANNED HEAT 
 

JOE NEGRONIEDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 5th September 1978
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

THE BUDDY HOLLY STORYEVENT
 
Event Date: 6th September 1978
 
Summary: HAS ITíS PREMIER IN ENGLAND. 1978 
 

EDDIE CALVERTDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 7th September 1978
Description: Trumpeter, Composer, Arranger, UK
 

KEITH MOONEVENT
 
Event Date: 7th September 1978
 

KEITH MOONDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 7th September 1978
Description: Drummer, UK
 

BEN LEEBORN
 
Sub Title: Musican
Event Date: 11th September 1978
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 

PATRIZIO BUANNEBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 20th September 1978
Description: Vocalist, Italy
 

RUTH ETTINGDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 24th September 1978
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 

NICOLE ATKINSBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 1st October 1978
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

JOHNNY OíKEEFE DIESEVENT
 
Event Date: 6th October 1978
Description: Australian rock and roll singer whose career began in the 1950s dies in 1978 aged 43.
 
Summary: O'Keefe's last public appearance was on Seven Network's Sounds program, taped on 30 September 1978. Johnny O'Keefe died six days later, on 6 October 1978, from a heart attack induced by an accidental overdose of prescribed drugs. 
 

JOHNNY OKEEFEDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 6th October 1978
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Australia
 

ALESHA DIXONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 7th October 1978
Description: Singer-songwriter, dancer, model and television personality.
 

ANDREA MCEWANBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 9th October 1978
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 

JACQUES BRELDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 9th October 1978
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Poet, Actor, Belgium
 

MATTHEW JAYBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 10th October 1978
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, UK
 

RAYMOND USHERBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 14th October 1978
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 

DAN DAILEYDIED
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 16th October 1978
Description: Actor, singer, dancer, USA
 

MICHAEL JOHNSBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 20th October 1978
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 

MEL STREETDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 21st October 1978
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 

MEL STREET - DIESEVENT
 
Event Date: 21st October 1978
Description: Mel Street commits suicide on his 45th birthday.
 
Summary: Fans of Mel Street are saddened when the honky tonk-styled singer, who had long battled clinical depression and alcoholism, committed suicide on his 45th birthday. He had signed a recording contract with Mercury Records earlier in the year. 
 

EVEBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 10th November 1978
Description: Vocalist , USA
 

JOANNE ACCOMBORN
 
Sub Title: Musicans
Event Date: 13th November 1978
Description: Singer, songwriter,
 

JOANNE ACCOMBORN
 
Event Date: 13th November 1978
 

JOANNE ACCOMBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 13th November 1978
Description: Singer, songwriter,
 

LENNIE TRISTANODIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 18th November 1978
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 

MASS SUICIDE IN JONESTOWN GUYANAEVENT
 
Event Date: 18th November 1978
Description: The incident in Guyana ranks among the largest mass murders/mass suicides in history
 
Summary: Event. James Warren "Jim" Jones the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple, which is best known for the November 18, 1978 mass suicide of more than 900 Temple members in Jonestown, Guyana. 
 

TOMMY MARTHBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 23rd November 1978
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 

KATHERINE HEIGLBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 24th November 1978
Description: Actress, USA
 

MIKE SKINNERBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 27th November 1978
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,UK
 

CLAY AIKENBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 30th November 1978
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

IAN DURYEVENT
 
Event Date: 1st December 1978
 

DANIEL MOTTOBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 2nd December 1978
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 

KATIE HOLMESBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 24th December 1978
Description: Actress, USA
 

BOB LUMANDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 27th December 1978
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

HOLLY THROSBYBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 28th December 1978
Description: Vovcalist,
 

 
 
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