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 +"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 ==
-:[[1970]] - [[1971]] - [[1972]] - [[1973]] - [[1974]] - [[1975]] - [[1976]] - [[1977]] - [[1978]] - [[1979]] - [[1980]] 
-== 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
-*"[[Keep on Jumpin']] by [[Musique]]+*[[Neon Lights]] by Kraftwerk
-*"[[Weekend]]" by [[Phreek]]+*[[The Robots]] by Kraftwerk
-*"[[You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)]]" by [[Sylvester James]]+*[[Weekend (Tonight Is Party Time)|Weekend]] by Phreek
 +*[[I'm A Big Freak (R•U•1•2)]] by Phreek
 +*[[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
-*[[Third World]] - [[Now That We Found Love]]+*[[One Nation Under a Groove]] by Funkadelic
-*[[Carl Bean]] - I Was Born This Way+*[[Human Fly]] by The Cramps
-*[[Don Ray]] - Standing In The Rain+*[[Le Freak]] by Chic
-*Dinosaur - [[Kiss Me Again]] [[Arthur Russell]]+*[[Why Don't You Answer]] by Eberhard Schoener (with vocals by Sting)
-*Goody Goody - It Looks Like Love+*[[Elle et moi]] by Max Berlin
-*[[First Choice]] - Love Thang+*[[Sweet Tears]] by Roy Ayers
-*[[Kraftwerk]] - The Robots+*[[Moskow Diskow]] by Telex
-*[[Loleatta Holloway]] - Catch Me On The Rebound+*[[Kiss Me Again]] by Arthur Russell (as Dinosaur)
-*[[Kebekelektrik]] - War Dance+*[[Mellow, Mellow Right On]] by by Lowrell Simon
-*[[Bohannon]] - Let's Start The Dance+*[[Te Caliente]] by Patsy Gallant
-*[[Loleatta Holloway]] - I May Not Be There When You Want Me+*[[Miss You (The Rolling Stones song)|Miss You]] by The Rolling Stones
-*Freda Payne - I'll Do Anything For You+*[[Now That We Found Love]] by Third World
-*Lenny Williams - You Got Me Running+*[[I Was Born This Way]] by Carl Bean
-*[[Linda Clifford]] - Runaway Love+*[[Knee 1]], a segment of the opera ''Einstein on the Beach'' by Philip Glass
-*Lorraine Johnson - Feed The Flame+*[[Standing In The Rain]] by Don Ray
-*Tasha Thomas - Shoot Me (With Your Love)+*[[Love Thang]] by First Choice
-*[[Dan Hartman]] - Relight My Fire+*[[War Dance]] by Kebekelektrik
-*[[Cory Daye]] - Pow Wow+*[[Let's Start the Dance]] by Bohannon
-*[[Eddy Grant]] - Living On The Frontline+*[[You Got Me Running]] by Lenny Williams
-*Ripple - The Beat Goes On+*[[Better Change Your Mind]] by William Onyeabor
-*[[Kleeer]] - Keep Your Body Workin'+*[[Runaway Love]] by [[Linda Clifford]]
-*Phreek - Weekend+*[[Relight My Fire]] by [[Dan Hartman]]
-*[[Blackbyrds]] - Rock Creek Park+*[[Pow Wow]] by [[Cory Daye]]
-*[[Roy Ayers]] - Can't You See Me+*[[Living On The Frontline]] by [[Eddy Grant]]
-*David Bendeth - Feel The Real+*[[The Beat Goes On]] by [[Ripple]]
-*Love Comittee - Just As Long As I Got You+*[[Rock Creek Park]] by [[Blackbyrds]]
-*John Gibbs And The US Steel Orchestra - Trinidad+*[[Just As Long As I Got You]] by [[Love Committee]]
-*Jean Carn - Don't Let It Go To Your Head+*[[Trinidad]] by [[John Gibbs And The US Steel Orchestra]]
-*[[Herbie Hancock]] - I Thought It Was You+*[[Don't Let It Go To Your Head]] by [[Jean Carn]]
-*[[Funkadelic]] - One Nation Under a Groove+*[[I Thought It Was You]] by [[Herbie Hancock]]
-*Serge Gainsbourg - [[Sea, Sex and Sun]]+*[[You Saved My Day]] by [[Cheryl Lynn]]
-*Damon Harris - It's Music +*''[[Warm Leatherette (single)|Warm Leatherette]]'' by The Normal
-*Cheryl Lynn - You Saved My Day+
-*[[Max Berlin]] - Elle Et Moi+
-*[[Roy Ayers]] - [[Sweet Tears]]+
-*Telex - [[Moskow Diskow]]+
====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
 +*''[[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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