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Clay Aiken – 1978 – What Happened?

President: Jimmy Carter
Vice President: Walter Mondale
Median Household Income: $15,064
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.15

Popular Musicians and Songs

  • Bee Gees with ” Night Fever and Stayin Alive “
  • Paul McCartney and Wings
  • John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
  • Rolling Stones
  • Commodores with ” Three Times a Lady “
  • Doobie Brothers
  • Steely Dan
  • Hall and Oates
  • James Taylor
  • Loggins and Messina

From the Billboard Top 100

  • Shadow Dancing – Andy Gibb
  •  Night Fever – Bee Gees
  •  You Light Up My Life – Debby Boone
  •  Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees
  •  Kiss You All Over – Exile

There was no cable television, home computer, or cell phone. There was also no CD players or CD’s. The Walkman was the latest innovation.

Popular TV Programs

  • Happy Days
  • Little House on the Prairie
  • The Rockford Files
  • Good Morning America
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Wheel of Fortune
  • Charlie’s Angels
  • Quincy, M.E.
  • The Muppet Show
  • CHiPs
  • The Love Boat
  • Three’s Company
  • All in the Family

Cast of Saturday Night Live: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner, Garrett Morris, Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Bill Murray, and Don Novello with the Paul Shaffer Orchestra.

Popular Films

  • Grease
  • Saturday Night Fever
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • National Lampoon’s Animal House
  • Jaws 2
  • Heaven Can Wait
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
  • Revenge of the Pink Panther
  • The Deer Hunter


  • Annie Hall wins Best Picture Oscar.
  • Richard Dreyfuss wins Best Actor Oscar.
  • Diane Keaton wins Best Actress Oscar.
  • You Light Up My Life wins Best Song Oscar.
  • Record of the Year is Hotel California by The Eagles.
  • Album of the Year is Rumours by Fleetwood Mac.


  • The NY Yankees win The World Series.
  • The Dallas Cowboys win Superbowl XII.
  • The Washington Bullets win the NBA Championship.
  • The Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup.
  • Pete Rose gets 3,000th hit.
  • Al Unser wins the Indy 500.
  • Gary Player wins the Masters.

In The News

  • Harvey Milk and San Francisco Mayor George Moscone are murdered.
  • The Susan B. Anthony Dollar is issued.
  • John Wayne Gacey is arrested.
  • The first computer bulletin board is created in Chicago, Il.
  • Roman Polanski skips bail.
  • The Cult leader Jim Jones instructed 400 members of his church, “People’s Temple”, to commit suicide in Guyana.
  • Pope Paul VI dies at age 80
  • The comic strip character, Garfield, first appeared.

And  in 1978, a handsome young boy named Clayton was born.

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