One great way to spend a fall day in high school
-- make a pyramid.



Styx 'Come Sail Away' 1978.


Top Music Hits for 1978

We Are the Champions 3:01 | Queen | Queen: The Platinum Collection - Greatest Hits I, II & II

Night Fever 3:33 | Bee Gees | Saturday Night Fever

Shadow Dancing 4:36 | Andy Gibb | 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Andy Gibb

Stayin's Alive 4:45 | Bee Gees | The Bee Gees: Their Greatest Hits - The Record

Kiss You All Over 3:36 | Exile | Exile: Greatest Hits

Miss You 4:48 | The Rolling Stones | Jump Back: The Best of the Rolling Stones

Two Out of Three Ain't Bad 5:26 | Meat Loaf | Bat Out of Hell

Take a Chance on Me 4:05 | ABBA | 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of ABBA

Hot Blooded 4:28 | Foreigner | Double Vision

Jack and Jill 4:36 | Ray Parker Junior & Raydio | Greatest Hits

Come Sail Away 6:00 | Styx | Come Sail Away - The Styx Anthology

Imaginary Lover 5:07 | Atlanta Rhythm Section | 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Atlanta Rhythm Section

Last Dance (Edit) 4:57 | Donna Summer | 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Donna Summer

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Weather Report playing 'Birdland' at the Stadthalle Offenbach Concert in 1978.

1978 Pontiac Firebird Formula

Best-selling year for the Pontiac Firebird and Chevy Camaro is 1978.

Cars sold:
175,607 Firebirds
260,201 Camaros

The Year is 1978 ...

President Carter postpones production of neutron bomb.

California Proposition 13 approved, which reduces property taxes and causes taxpayer revolt across nation.

Camp David Accords include President Jimmy Carter, Anwar Sadat, and Menachem Begin to strive for peace between Egypt and Israel.

Jonestown Massacre finds about 1,000 cult followers of Reverand Jim Jones committed suicide by drinking poison at about the same time Congressman Leo Ryan (California) and four members of his party were murdered in northwest Guyana.

House investigations of assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King show that conspiracies were probable.

New York saved from financial crisis with federal loan guarantees.

January 23 ...
Chicago guitarist and singer Terry Kath dies from an accidental gunshot wound.

On May 28 the first of a series of nationwide bombs explodes at the University of Illinois at Chicago, injuring one individual.  For the following 17 years, FBI Chicago, along with nearly all FBI field offices, investigates 16 related bombings by an individual known as the "Unabomber."  After an extensive investigation, the "Unabomber" is identified as Theodore Kaczynski following a tip from his brother, David Kaczynski, who recognizes similarities of his brother's letters with a manifesto that appears in an eight-page supplement to The Washington Post in September 1995. Kaczynski arrested in April 1996 and later sentenced in 1998 to life imprisonment for the bombings, which left three dead and twenty-three others injured.

Intel 8086 microprocessor introduced.

Super Bowl XII
Dallas Cowboys 27
Denver Broncos 10

The Deer Hunter
wins an Oscar
for Best Picture
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