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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 ==
-===Literature===+ 
===Art=== ===Art===
 +*[[Piazza d'Italia]] in New Orleans
*''[[X Portfolio]]'' by Mapplethorpe *''[[X Portfolio]]'' by Mapplethorpe
 +*''[[Proust Armchair]]'' by Alessandro Mendini
 +
 +===Literature===
====Fiction==== ====Fiction====
*''[[Requiem for a Dream]]'' by Hubert Selby Jr. *''[[Requiem for a Dream]]'' by Hubert Selby Jr.
*''[[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===
*[[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]]"[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
-*[[Musique]] - Keep On Jumpin'+*[[Neon Lights]] by Kraftwerk
-*[[Phreek]] - Weekend+*[[The Robots]] by Kraftwerk
-*[[Third World]] - Now That We Found Love+*[[Weekend (Tonight Is Party Time)|Weekend]] by Phreek
-*[[Carl Bean]] - I Was Born This Way+*[[I'm A Big Freak (R•U•1•2)]] by Phreek
-*[[Don Ray]] - Standing In The Rain+*[[You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)]] by Sylvester James
-*Dinosaur - [[Kiss Me Again]] [[Arthur Russell]]+*[[I Am the Fly]] by Wire
-*Goody Goody - It Looks Like Love+*[[Sea, Sex and Sun]] by Serge Gainsbourg
-*[[First Choice]] - Love Thang+*[[Dance To The Drummer's Beat]] by Herman Kelly and Life
-*[[Kraftwerk]] - The Robots+*[[One Nation Under a Groove]] by Funkadelic
-*[[Loleatta Holloway]] - Catch Me On The Rebound+*[[Human Fly]] by The Cramps
-*[[Kebekelektrik]] - War Dance+*[[Le Freak]] by Chic
-*[[Bohannon]] - Let's Start The Dance+*[[Why Don't You Answer]] by Eberhard Schoener (with vocals by Sting)
-*[[Loleatta Holloway]] - I May Not Be There When You Want Me+*[[Elle et moi]] by Max Berlin
-*Freda Payne - I'll Do Anything For You+*[[Sweet Tears]] by Roy Ayers
-*Lenny Williams - You Got Me Running+*[[Moskow Diskow]] by Telex
-*[[Linda Clifford]] - Runaway Love+*[[Kiss Me Again]] by Arthur Russell (as Dinosaur)
-*Lorraine Johnson - Feed The Flame+*[[Mellow, Mellow Right On]] by by Lowrell Simon
-*Tasha Thomas - Shoot Me (With Your Love)+*[[Te Caliente]] by Patsy Gallant
-*[[Dan Hartman]] - Relight My Fire+*[[Miss You (The Rolling Stones song)|Miss You]] by The Rolling Stones
-*[[Cory Daye]] - Pow Wow+*[[Now That We Found Love]] by Third World
-*[[Eddy Grant]] - Living On The Frontline+*[[I Was Born This Way]] by Carl Bean
-*Ripple - The Beat Goes On+*[[Knee 1]], a segment of the opera ''Einstein on the Beach'' by Philip Glass
-*[[Kleeer]] - Keep Your Body Workin'+*[[Standing In The Rain]] by Don Ray
-*Phreek - Weekend+*[[Love Thang]] by First Choice
-*[[Blackbyrds]] - Rock Creek Park+*[[War Dance]] by Kebekelektrik
-*[[Roy Ayers]] - Can't You See Me+*[[Let's Start the Dance]] by Bohannon
-*David Bendeth - Feel The Real+*[[You Got Me Running]] by Lenny Williams
-*Love Comittee - Just As Long As I Got You+*[[Better Change Your Mind]] by William Onyeabor
-*John Gibbs And The US Steel Orchestra - Trinidad+*[[Runaway Love]] by [[Linda Clifford]]
-*Jean Carn - Don't Let It Go To Your Head+*[[Relight My Fire]] by [[Dan Hartman]]
-*[[Herbie Hancock]] - I Thought It Was You+*[[Pow Wow]] by [[Cory Daye]]
-*[[Funkadelic]] - One Nation Under a Groove+*[[Living On The Frontline]] by [[Eddy Grant]]
-*Serge Gainsbourg - [[Sea, Sex and Sun]]+*[[The Beat Goes On]] by [[Ripple]]
-*Damon Harris - It's Music +*[[Rock Creek Park]] by [[Blackbyrds]]
-*Cheryl Lynn - You Saved My Day+*[[Just As Long As I Got You]] by [[Love Committee]]
-*[[Max Berlin]] - Elle Et Moi+*[[Trinidad]] by [[John Gibbs And The US Steel Orchestra]]
-*[[Roy Ayers]] - [[Sweet Tears]]+*[[Don't Let It Go To Your Head]] by [[Jean Carn]]
-*Telex - [[Moskow Diskow]]+*[[I Thought It Was You]] by [[Herbie Hancock]]
 +*[[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
-*''[[Green]]'' by [[Steve Hillage]]+*''[[Green (Steve Hillage album)|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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