This Week its July 29th 1978
10- Love Will Find a Way - Pablo Cruise
9- The Groove Line - Heatwave
8- Use Ta Be My Girl - The O'Jays
7- Still The Same - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
6- Three Times a Lady - The Commodores
5- Grease - Frankie Valli
4- Last Dance - Donna Summer
3- Miss You - The Rolling Stones
2- Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
1- Shadow Dancing - Andy Gibb
(6th of 7 weeks at #1)
The Top 10 Albums this week in 1978
10- Thank God Its Friday - Soundtrack
9- Saturday Night Fever - Soundtrack
8- Double Vision - Foreigner
7- Shadow Dancing - Andy Gibb
6- City To City - Gerry Rafferty
5- Darkness on the Edge of Town - Bruce Springsteen
4- Stranger in Town - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
3- Natural High - The Commodores
2- Some Girls - The Rolling Stones
1- Grease - Soundtrack
(1st of 12 non consecutive weeks at #1)
The soundtrack to the smash movie from the summer of 1978 spent 12 weeks at the top spot interrupted twice (1 week each time) by Boston and their smash album Dont Look Back.
Grease produced 2 songs that reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with 2 others songs reaching the top 5.
Going to #1 were "Grease" by Frankie Valli and "You're The One That I Want" by Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta.
Making it into the top 5 were "Hopelessly Devoted To You" by Olivia Newton-John reaching #3 and "Summer Nights" John Travolta and Olivia making it to #5.
The album has been certified 8 times platinum (8 million copies sold) in the US, 7 times platinum in the UK and 11 times platinum in Australia.