Friday, April 15, 2011

Hot 100 Music Charts for 4/15/1978

So what was happening in the pop music world on this day back in 1978?

The #1 song in the country was “Night Fever” by Bee Gees. In it’s 5nd week at the top of the charts (of a whopping 8).

Biggest movers (up) in the Top 40: “You're The One That I Want” – Olivia Newton John (up 11 to #19) and “The Closer I Get To You “–Roberta Flack (up 6 to #7).

Biggest movers (up) outside the Top 40: “Stay” – Chaka Kahn (up 13 to #82) and “Wheel In The Sky“–Journey (up 12 to #77).

Highest debut in the Top 40: “Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)” – Billy Joel (#37)

Highest debut in the Not 100: “Ego” – Elton John (#65). Other notable Debuts: “You Got That Right” – Lynyrd Skynyrd (#85), and “Do You Wanna Dance” – Ramones (#96)

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