January 27th, 1978, was a Friday. It was day 27 of 1978. The decade was the 1970s.
43 years, 6 months and 2 days have passed since January 27th, 1978.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 27th, 1978.
The movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" was at the top of the box office on January 27th, 1978.
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Between January 1978 and February 1979, a revolutionary movement formed in Iran. This eventually led to the overthrow of the monarchy and the establishment of an Islamic Republic led by Ayatollah Khomeini.
The best NBA players in 1978 were Bill Walton, Truck Robinson, Julius Erving, George Gervin and David Thompson.
In 1978, the best soccer players were Kevin Keegan, Hans Krankl, Rob Rensenbrink, Roberto Bettega, Paolo Rossi, Ronnie Hellström, Ruud Krol, Kenny Dalglish, Allan Simonsen and Peter Shilton.
"The Deer Hunter" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1978.
"Just the Way You Are" by Billy Joel won a Grammy for 1978's Song of the Year.
Movies released in 1978 included Grease, Superman, Animal House, Every Which Way but Loose, Heaven Can Wait, Hooper, Jaws 2, Revenge of the Pink Panther, The Deer Hunter, Halloween, Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Dawn of the Dead.
China's Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1978 after he overthrew Hua Guofeng and became the "Supreme Leader" of China.
Popular music artists in 1978 included Andy Gibb, The Bee Gees, Debby Boone, Exile, Player, A Taste of Honey, Commodores, Frankie Valli, Kate Bush, John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, Eric Clapton, Paul Davis and Samantha Sang.
The popularity of roller skates exploded during the later half of the 1970s.
In the second half of the 1970s, disco music became mainstream. During this period, nightclub-goers often wore extravagant outfits. Furthermore, dances such as the "Hustle", the "Bump" and the "Penguin" also became popular.
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Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on January 27th, 1978.
James Callaghan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 27th, 1978.
Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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