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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 ==
 +
 +===Art===
 +*[[Piazza d'Italia]] in New Orleans
 +*''[[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===
-*''[[Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978 film)|Invasion of the Body Snatchers]]'' 
-*''[[Piranha]]'' 
-*''[[Pretty Baby (film)|Pretty Baby]]'' 
-*''[[Up in Smoke ]]'' 
-*''[[The Deer Hunter ]]'' 
-*''[[National Lampoon's Animal House ]]'' 
-*''[[Interiors ]]'' 
-*''[[Midnight Express (film) ]]'' 
-*''[[Hitler: A Film from Germany]]'' 
*''[[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
 +*''[[Closed Circuit (film)|Circuito chiuso]]'' by Giuliano Montaldo
 +*''[[Pretty Baby (film)|Pretty Baby]]'' by Louis Malle
 +*''[[Piranha (1978 film)|Piranha]]'' by Joe Dante
 +*''[[Up in Smoke]]'' by Lou Adler
 +*''[[Animal House]]'' by John Landis
 +*''[[Interiors]]'' by Woody Allen
 +*''[[Midnight Express (film)]]'' by Oliver Stone
 +*''[[Hitler: A Film from Germany]]'' by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
===Music=== ===Music===
-*[[Telex]] debuts+*[[Public Image Ltd.]] formed
-*By 1978, punk and disco had divided the pop audience.+*[[Telex (band) |Telex]] debuts
 +*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]]"[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzfZ85ipb_c&] 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
- +*[[Neon Lights]] by Kraftwerk
-*Musique - Keep On Jumpin'+*[[The Robots]] by Kraftwerk
-*Phreek - Weekend+*[[Weekend (Tonight Is Party Time)|Weekend]] by Phreek
-*Third World - Now That We Found Love+*[[I'm A Big Freak (R•U•1•2)]] by Phreek
-*Carl Bean - I Was Born This Way+*[[You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)]] by Sylvester James
-*Don Ray - Standing In The Rain+*[[I Am the Fly]] by Wire
-*Dinosaur - Kiss Me Again [Arthur Russell]+*[[Sea, Sex and Sun]] by Serge Gainsbourg
-*Goody Goody - It Looks Like Love+*[[Dance To The Drummer's Beat]] by Herman Kelly and Life
-*First Choice - Love Thang+*[[One Nation Under a Groove]] by Funkadelic
-*Kraftwerk - The Robots+*[[Human Fly]] by The Cramps
-*Loleatta Holloway - Catch Me On The Rebound+*[[Le Freak]] by Chic
-*Kebekelektrik - War Dance+*[[Why Don't You Answer]] by Eberhard Schoener (with vocals by Sting)
-*Bohannon - Let's Start The Dance+*[[Elle et moi]] by Max Berlin
-*Loleatta Holloway - I May Not Be There When You Want Me+*[[Sweet Tears]] by Roy Ayers
-*Freda Payne - I'll Do Anything For You+*[[Moskow Diskow]] by Telex
-*Lenny Williams - You Got Me Running+*[[Kiss Me Again]] by Arthur Russell (as Dinosaur)
-*Linda Clifford - Runaway Love+*[[Mellow, Mellow Right On]] by by Lowrell Simon
-*Lorraine Johnson - Feed The Flame+*[[Te Caliente]] by Patsy Gallant
-*Tasha Thomas - Shoot Me (With Your Love)+*[[Miss You (The Rolling Stones song)|Miss You]] by The Rolling Stones
-*Dan Hartman - Relight My Fire+*[[Now That We Found Love]] by Third World
-*Cory Daye - Pow Wow+*[[I Was Born This Way]] by Carl Bean
-*Eddy Grant - Living On The Frontline+*[[Knee 1]], a segment of the opera ''Einstein on the Beach'' by Philip Glass
-*Ripple - The Beat Goes On+*[[Standing In The Rain]] by Don Ray
-*Kleeer - Keep Your Body Workin'+*[[Love Thang]] by First Choice
-*Phreek - Weekend+*[[War Dance]] by Kebekelektrik
-*Blackbyrds - Rock Creek Park+*[[Let's Start the Dance]] by Bohannon
-*Roy Ayers - Can't You See Me+*[[You Got Me Running]] by Lenny Williams
-*David Bendeth - Feel The Real+*[[Better Change Your Mind]] by William Onyeabor
-*Love Comittee - Just As Long As I Got You+*[[Runaway Love]] by [[Linda Clifford]]
-*John Gibbs And The US Steel Orchestra - Trinidad+*[[Relight My Fire]] by [[Dan Hartman]]
-*Jean Carn - Don't Let It Go To Your Head+*[[Pow Wow]] by [[Cory Daye]]
-*Herbie Hancock - I Thought It Was You+*[[Living On The Frontline]] by [[Eddy Grant]]
-*Funkadelic - One Nation Under a Groove+*[[The Beat Goes On]] by [[Ripple]]
-*Serge Gainsbourg - Sea Sex and Sun+*[[Rock Creek Park]] by [[Blackbyrds]]
-*Damon Harris - It's Music +*[[Just As Long As I Got You]] by [[Love Committee]]
-*Cheryl Lynn - You Saved My Day+*[[Trinidad]] by [[John Gibbs And The US Steel Orchestra]]
-*Max Berlin - Elle Et Moi+*[[Don't Let It Go To Your Head]] by [[Jean Carn]]
-*Roy Ayers - Sweet Tears+*[[I Thought It Was You]] by [[Herbie Hancock]]
-*Telex - Moskow Diskow+*[[You Saved My Day]] by [[Cheryl Lynn]]
 +*''[[Warm Leatherette (single)|Warm Leatherette]]'' by The Normal
====Albums==== ====Albums====
-*''[[No New York]]''+*''[[Patrick Adams Presents Phreek]]'' by Patrick Adams
-*''[[Question: Are We Not Men? Answer: We Are Devo! ]]''+*''[[No New York]]'' by various
-*''[[The Man-Machine]]'' by [[Kraftwerk]]+*''[[Q. Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!]]'' by Devo
-*''[[Warm Leatherette (single)|Warm Leatherette]]'' by The Normal+*''[[The Man-Machine]]'' by Kraftwerk
*''[[One Nation Under a Groove]]'' by Funkadelic *''[[One Nation Under a Groove]]'' by Funkadelic
-*''[[Looking for St. Tropez]]'' by Telex+*''[[Looking for Saint Tropez]]'' by Telex
*''[[Best Dressed Chicken in Town]]'' by Dr. Alimantado *''[[Best Dressed Chicken in Town]]'' by Dr. Alimantado
-*''[[Suicide (First Album)]]'' by Suicide+*''[[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
 +*''[[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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"In 1978 a series of punk rock influenced loud noise music concerts was held at 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 and 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.

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