30th Anniversary (1978)

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<b>30th Anniversary (1978)</b><br>
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Jan. 1: The Bee Gees dominate the universe<br>
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Not even The Beatles ruled the charts like this: Thanks largely to the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack, during an eight-month period beginning in the Christmas season of 1977, the brothers Gibb wrote six songs that hit No. 1 for 25 of 32 weeks:  three of their own ("How Deep Is Your Love," "Stayin' Alive," "Night Fever"), two for brother Andy ("(Love Is) Thicker Than Water," "Shadow Dancing") and one for Yvonne Elliman ("If I Can't Have You").<br>
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April 2: "Dallas"<br>
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The first time we saw oily bad guy J.R. Ewing (Larry Hagman), we knew the bar on TV villainy had just been raised.<br>
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June 16: "Grease"<br>
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The `50s-set movie (based on the Broadway musical) that millions are still hopelessly de- voted to.<br>
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July 28: "National Lampoon's Animal House"<br>
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Double secret probation ... "Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life." ... "Toga! Toga! Toga!"<br>
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Sept. 14: "Mork & Mindy"<br>
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"Happy Days" spinoff unleashes a maniac named Robin Williams on an unsuspecting world.<br><br>

( 'Dallas' photo courtesy of Warner Bros. )


30th Anniversary (1978)

Jan. 1: The Bee Gees dominate the universe

Not even The Beatles ruled the charts like this: Thanks largely to the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack, during an eight-month period beginning in the Christmas season of 1977, the brothers Gibb wrote six songs that hit No. 1 for 25 of 32 weeks: three of their own ("How Deep Is Your Love," "Stayin' Alive," "Night Fever"), two for brother Andy ("(Love Is) Thicker Than Water," "Shadow Dancing") and one for Yvonne Elliman ("If I Can't Have You").

April 2: "Dallas"

The first time we saw oily bad guy J.R. Ewing (Larry Hagman), we knew the bar on TV villainy had just been raised.

June 16: "Grease"

The `50s-set movie (based on the Broadway musical) that millions are still hopelessly de- voted to.

July 28: "National Lampoon's Animal House"

Double secret probation ... "Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life." ... "Toga! Toga! Toga!"

Sept. 14: "Mork & Mindy"

"Happy Days" spinoff unleashes a maniac named Robin Williams on an unsuspecting world.

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