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Billboard Top 10 
1. We Are The Champions - Queen 
2. Hot Child In The City - Nick Gilder 
3. It's A Heartache - Bonnie Tyler 
4. Take A Chance On Me - Abba 
5. Baby Come Back - Player 
6. Reminiscing - Little River Band 
7. Lay Down Sally - Eric Clapton 
8. If I Can't Have You - Yvonne Elliman 
9. Kiss You All Over - Exile 
10. I Go Crazy - Paul Davis 

Top Albums
52nd Street - Billy Joel   
Don't Look Back - Boston   
Grease - Sound Track   
Live and More - Donna Summer   
Saturday Night Fever - Soound Track   
Some Girls - Rolling Stones 
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Grammy Awards                                                                               
Album of the Year:  Saturday Night Fever     
Best New Artist:   A Taste of Honey     
Best Pop Duo or Group:  Saturday Night Fever, Bee Gees     
Best Pop Female Vocal:  “You Needed Me,” Anne Murray     
Best Pop Male Vocal:  “Copacabana” (At the Copa), Barry Manilow     
Record of the Year:  “Just the Way You Are,” Billy Joel     
Song of the Year:  “Just the Way You Are,” Billy Joel, songwriter    
$$$ -Top Movie Money Makers
Grease  $181,484,409        
Animal House  $141,600,000        
Superman  $134,218,018        
Jaws 2   $102,922,376        
Halloween   $47,000,000        

Other New Movie Releases
An Unmarried Woman        
Autumn Sonata        
Coming Home        
Days of Heaven        
Every Which Way But Loose    
 
Foul Play    
 
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs        
Halloween    

Interiors        
Invasion of the Body Snatchers    

Midnight Express        
Pretty Baby        
Revenge of the Pink Panther    

The Deer Hunter        
Up In Smoke (Cheech & Chong)    

Academy Awards
Best Actor:   Jon Voight: Coming Home      
Best Actress:   Jane Fonda: Coming Home      
Best Director:   Michael Cimino: The Deer Hunter    
Best Picture:   Barry Spikings, Michael Deeley, John Peverall: The Deer Hunter     
Best Supporting Actor:   Christopher Walken: The Deer Hunter    
Best Supporting Actress:   Maggie Smith: California Suite      
Economy
President:  James Earl Carter, Jr. 
Vice President:  Walter F. Mondale 

Population: 
222,584,545 
Life expectancy:  73.5 years 

Dow-Jones 
 
High:  893 
Low:  807 

Federal spending: 
$458.75 billion 
Federal debt:  $776.6 billion 
Inflation:  12.4% 
Consumer Price Index:  65.2 
Unemployment:  7.1% 

Prices
Cost of a new home:  $62,500.00 
Cost of a new car: 
Median Household Income:  $15,064.00 
Cost of a first-class stamp:  $0.13 ($0.15 as of 5/29/78) 
Cost of a gallon of regular gas:  $0.63 
Cost of a dozen eggs:  $0.82 
Cost of a gallon of Milk:  $1.71