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-:[[1970]] - [[1971]] - [[1972]] - [[1973]] - [[1974]] - [[1975]] - [[1976]] - [[1977]] - [[1978]] - [[1979]] - [[1980]]+"In [[1978]] a series of [[punk rock]] influenced loud [[noise music]] concerts was held at [[Artists Space|New York’s Artists’ Space]] that led to the [[Brian Eno]]-produced recording ''[[No New York]]''. This recording was the first attempt to define the [[no wave]] sound, documenting [[James Chance and the Contortions]], [[Teenage Jesus and the Jerks]], [[Mars (band)|Mars]] and [[DNA (American band)|DNA]]." --Sholem Stein
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 +'''1978''' (MCMLXXVIII) was the 978th year of the 2nd millennium, the 78th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the [[1970s]] decade.
== Art and culture == == Art and culture ==
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*[[Piazza d'Italia]] in New Orleans *[[Piazza d'Italia]] in New Orleans
*''[[X Portfolio]]'' by Mapplethorpe *''[[X Portfolio]]'' by Mapplethorpe
 +*''[[Proust Armchair]]'' by Alessandro Mendini
 +
===Literature=== ===Literature===
====Fiction==== ====Fiction====
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*''[[The Stand]]'' by Stephen King *''[[The Stand]]'' by Stephen King
==== Non-fiction ==== ==== Non-fiction ====
-*''[[Freaks: Myths and Images of the Secret Self]]'' by [[Leslie Fiedler]]+*''[[Freaks: Myths and Images of the Secret Self]]'' by Leslie Fiedler
-*''[[Disco]]'' by [[Albert Goldman]]+*''[[Disco]]'' by Albert Goldman
===Film=== ===Film===
*''[[Martin (film)|Martin]]'' by George A. Romero *''[[Martin (film)|Martin]]'' by George A. Romero
-*''[[La Cage aux Folles (film)|La Cage aux folles]]'' by Edouard Molinaro+*''[[La Cage aux Folles (film)|La Cage aux folles]]'' by Édouard Molinaro
-*''[[High Anxiety]]'' by Mel Brooks+*''[[Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978 film)|Invasion of the Body Snatchers]]'' by Philip Kaufman
-*''[[Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978 film)|Invasion of the Body Snatchers]]''+*''[[Closed Circuit (film)|Circuito chiuso]]'' by Giuliano Montaldo
-*''[[Closed Circuit (film)|Circuito chiuso]]'' by [[Giuliano Montaldo]]+*''[[Pretty Baby (film)|Pretty Baby]]'' by Louis Malle
-*''[[Pretty Baby (film)|Pretty Baby]]''+*''[[Piranha (1978 film)|Piranha]]'' by Joe Dante
-*''[[Piranha]]''+*''[[Up in Smoke]]'' by Lou Adler
-*''[[Up in Smoke ]]''+*''[[Animal House]]'' by John Landis
-*''[[National Lampoon's Animal House ]]''+*''[[Interiors]]'' by Woody Allen
-*''[[Interiors ]]''+*''[[Midnight Express (film)]]'' by Oliver Stone
-*''[[Midnight Express (film) ]]''+*''[[Hitler: A Film from Germany]]'' by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
-*''[[Hitler: A Film from Germany]]''+
===Music=== ===Music===
*[[Public Image Ltd.]] formed *[[Public Image Ltd.]] formed
-*[[Telex]] debuts+*[[Telex (band) |Telex]] debuts
-*By 1978, punk and disco had divided the pop audience.+*By 1978, punk and disco had divided the pop audience
*[[Factory Records]] is founded *[[Factory Records]] is founded
*[[Mute Records]] is founded *[[Mute Records]] is founded
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*[[ZE Records]] is founded *[[ZE Records]] is founded
====Singles==== ====Singles====
-*[[In the Bush]] by [[Musique (Patrick Adams)|Musique]]+*[[In the Bush]] by Musique
-*[[Disco Circus]] by [[Martin Circus]]+*[[Keep on Jumpin']] by Musique
-*[[Armagideon Time]] by [[Willi Williams]]+*[[Disco Circus]] by Martin Circus
-*[[Neon Lights]] by [[Kraftwerk]]+*[[Armagideon Time]] by Willi Williams
-*[[Keep on Jumpin']] by [[Musique]]+*[[Neon Lights]] by Kraftwerk
-*[[Weekend (Tonight Is Party Time)|Weekend]] by [[Phreek]]+*[[The Robots]] by Kraftwerk
 +*[[Weekend (Tonight Is Party Time)|Weekend]] by Phreek
*[[I'm A Big Freak (R•U•1•2)]] by Phreek *[[I'm A Big Freak (R•U•1•2)]] by Phreek
-*[[You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)]] by [[Sylvester James]]+*[[You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)]] by Sylvester James
*[[I Am the Fly]] by Wire *[[I Am the Fly]] by Wire
*[[Sea, Sex and Sun]] by Serge Gainsbourg *[[Sea, Sex and Sun]] by Serge Gainsbourg
-*[[Dance To The Drummer's Beat]] by [[Herman Kelly and Life]]+*[[Dance To The Drummer's Beat]] by Herman Kelly and Life
-*[[One Nation Under a Groove]] by [[Funkadelic]]+*[[One Nation Under a Groove]] by Funkadelic
-*[[Human Fly]] by [[The Cramps]]+*[[Human Fly]] by The Cramps
-*[[Le Freak]] by [[Chic]]+*[[Le Freak]] by Chic
*[[Why Don't You Answer]] by Eberhard Schoener (with vocals by Sting) *[[Why Don't You Answer]] by Eberhard Schoener (with vocals by Sting)
-*[[Elle et moi]] by [[Max Berlin]] +*[[Elle et moi]] by Max Berlin
-*[[Sweet Tears]] by [[Roy Ayers]]+*[[Sweet Tears]] by Roy Ayers
-*[[Moskow Diskow]] by [[Telex]] +*[[Moskow Diskow]] by Telex
- +*[[Kiss Me Again]] by Arthur Russell (as Dinosaur)
- +*[[Mellow, Mellow Right On]] by by Lowrell Simon
-*[[Third World]] - [[Now That We Found Love]]+*[[Te Caliente]] by Patsy Gallant
-*[[Carl Bean]] - I Was Born This Way+*[[Miss You (The Rolling Stones song)|Miss You]] by The Rolling Stones
-*[[Don Ray]] - Standing In The Rain[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2IGJVH2_80]+*[[Now That We Found Love]] by Third World
-*Dinosaur - [[Kiss Me Again]] [[Arthur Russell]]+*[[I Was Born This Way]] by Carl Bean
-*[[Goody Goody]] - It Looks Like Love+*[[Knee 1]], a segment of the opera ''Einstein on the Beach'' by Philip Glass
-*[[First Choice]] - Love Thang+*[[Standing In The Rain]] by Don Ray
-*[[Kraftwerk]] - The Robots+*[[Love Thang]] by First Choice
-*[[Loleatta Holloway]] - Catch Me On The Rebound+*[[War Dance]] by Kebekelektrik
-*[[Kebekelektrik]] - [[War Dance]]+*[[Let's Start The Dance]] by Bohannon
-*[[Bohannon]] - [[Let's Start The Dance]]+*[[You Got Me Running]] by Lenny Williams
-*[[Loleatta Holloway]] - I May Not Be There When You Want Me+*[[Better Change Your Mind]] by William Onyeabor
-*[[Freda Payne]] - I'll Do Anything For You+*[[Runaway Love]] by [[Linda Clifford]]
-*[[Lenny Williams]] - You Got Me Running+*[[Relight My Fire]] by [[Dan Hartman]]
-*[[Linda Clifford]] - [[Runaway Love]]+*[[Pow Wow]] by [[Cory Daye]]
-*[[Lorraine Johnson]] - [[Feed The Flame]]+*[[Living On The Frontline]] by [[Eddy Grant]]
-*[[Tasha Thomas]] - [[Shoot Me (With Your Love)]]+*[[The Beat Goes On]] by [[Ripple]]
-*[[Dan Hartman]] - [[Relight My Fire]]+*[[Rock Creek Park]] by [[Blackbyrds]]
-*[[Cory Daye]] - [[Pow Wow]]+*[[Just As Long As I Got You]] by [[Love Committee]]
-*[[Eddy Grant]] - Living On The Frontline+*[[Trinidad]] by [[John Gibbs And The US Steel Orchestra]]
-*[[Ripple]] - [[The Beat Goes On]]+*[[Don't Let It Go To Your Head]] by [[Jean Carn]]
-*[[Kleeer]] - Keep Your Body Workin'+*[[I Thought It Was You]] by [[Herbie Hancock]]
-*[[Phreek]] - Weekend+*[[You Saved My Day]] by [[Cheryl Lynn]]
-*[[Blackbyrds]] - [[Rock Creek Park]]+*''[[Warm Leatherette (single)|Warm Leatherette]]'' by The Normal
-*[[Roy Ayers]] - Can't You See Me+
-*[[David Bendeth]] - Feel The Real+
-*[[Love Comittee]] - Just As Long As I Got You+
-*[[John Gibbs And The US Steel Orchestra]] - Trinidad+
-*[[Jean Carn]] - [[Don't Let It Go To Your Head]]+
-*[[Herbie Hancock]] - I Thought It Was You+
-*[[Damon Harris]] - It's Music +
-*[[Cheryl Lynn]] - [[You Saved My Day]]+
====Albums==== ====Albums====
-*''[[Patrick Adams Presents Phreek]]''+*''[[Patrick Adams Presents Phreek]]'' by Patrick Adams
-*''[[No New York]]''+*''[[No New York]]'' by various
-*''[[Question: Are We Not Men? Answer: We Are Devo! ]]''+*''[[Q. Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!]]'' by Devo
-*''[[The Man-Machine]]'' by [[Kraftwerk]]+*''[[The Man-Machine]]'' by Kraftwerk
-*''[[Warm Leatherette (single)|Warm Leatherette]]'' by The Normal+*''[[One Nation Under a Groove]]'' by Funkadelic
-*''[[One Nation Under a Groove]]'' by [[Funkadelic]]+*''[[Looking for Saint Tropez]]'' by Telex
-*''[[Looking for St. Tropez]]'' by [[Telex]]+*''[[Best Dressed Chicken in Town]]'' by Dr. Alimantado
-*''[[Best Dressed Chicken in Town]]'' by [[Dr. Alimantado]]+*''[[Green (Steve Hillage album)|Green]]'' by Steve Hillage
-*''[[Green]]'' by [[Steve Hillage]]+*''[[Keep on Jumpin']]'' by Musique
-*''[[Keep on Jumpin']]'' by [[Musique]]+*''[[Thousand Knives]]'' by Ryūichi Sakamoto
-*''[[The Thousand Knives of Ryūichi Sakamoto]]'' by [[Ryūichi Sakamoto]]+*''[[Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread]]'' by Lee Perry
-*''[[Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread]]'' by [[Lee Perry]]+*''[[Ambient 1: Music for Airports]]'' by Brian Eno
 +* ''[[Nite Flights (album)|Nite Flights]]'' by the Walker Brothers
== Births == == Births ==
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*[[Ed Wood, Jr.]] *[[Ed Wood, Jr.]]
*[[Jacques Brel]] *[[Jacques Brel]]
-*[[Hannah Höch]]+*[[Hannah Höch]], German painter and photographer (b. 1889)
*[[Giorgio de Chirico]] *[[Giorgio de Chirico]]
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1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was the 978th year of the 2nd millennium, the 78th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1970s decade.

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