1978 was the year you….
WATCHED AT THE MOVIES:
Grease, Animal House, JAWS 2, and The Deer Hunter
WATCHED ON TV:
CHIPS, Saturday Night Live, and Happy Days.
for 63 cents a gallon!
Raggedy Anne and Andy
Hungry Hungry Hippos
Casey Jones Musical Train
Bee Gees – Stayin Alive
The Rolling Stones – Miss You *(ALSO Had the Top Album with Some Girls)
Queen – We Are The Champions/We Will Rock You
Billy Joel – Just The Way You Are *(ALSO Had 52nd Street became his first #1 Album)
And Us MICHIGANDERS Cant Forget ..
The Blizzard of ’78!
Record 24 hour snowfall! Snowfalls for the entire storm included a whopping 30.0 inches at Muskegon, 19.3 inches at Lansing and 19.2 at Grand Rapids. Snowfalls were less over Southeast Lower Michigan (mainly because of the rain that fell for a period) and included 9.9 inches at Flint and 8.2 inches at Detroit!
Finished 5th in AL East
Finished in third place with a record of 7–9.
Red Wings Hockey:
Finished 5th in NHL Norris Division
Finished 4th in NBA Central Division
The Rolling Stones played Masonic Hall Detroit
Rush played at Cobo Arena Downtown Detroit
Bruce Springsteen played Detroit’s Masonic Temple
Raquel Litteral is a classic rock reporter who lives life in the fast lane – literally..