The Year Was 1978...

1978 was the year you....

Grease, Animal House, JAWS 2, and The Deer Hunter

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

Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive (Live-HQ)

One of the greatest songwriting teams and harmonizing trios of the last 40 years, the Bee Gees perform live in 1989 from the National Tennis Center in Melbourne, Australia.

The Rolling Stones - Miss You *(ALSO Had the Top Album with Some Girls)

The Rolling Stones - Miss You - OFFICIAL PROMO

The official promo video for the Rolling Stones' 1978 single, 'Miss You'. The song is from the 1978 album Some Girls and was composed by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and produced by the Glimmer Twins.

Queen - We Are The Champions/We Will Rock You

Queen - We Will Rock You (Official Video)

Subscribe to the Official Queen Channel Here Taken from News Of The World, 1977. Queen - 'We Will Rock You' Click here to buy the DVD with this video at the Official Queen Store: The official 'We Will Rock You' music video. Taken from Queen - 'Greatest Video Hits 1'.

Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are *(ALSO Had 52nd Street became his first #1 Album)

Billy Joel - Just the Way You Are

In 1977, Billy Joel released his album The Stranger, his first critical and commercial success which spent six weeks at #2 on the charts. Watch the official music video for his first top 10 single 'Just The Way You Are'.

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!

Tigers Baseball:
Finished 5th in AL East

Lions Football:
Finished in third place with a record of 7–9.

Red Wings Hockey:
Finished 5th in NHL Norris Division

Pistons Basketball:

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

Bruce Springsteen, Full Concert, Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, 1978-09-01 (Audio) - YouTube

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan on September 1, 1978. Audience recording JEMS/Flynn, on the CDs "Wild Cathedral Evening". Setlist and run times below!

Raquel Litteral is a classic rock reporter who lives life in the fast lane - literally..