On this day: July 8

Published On: Jul 02 2013 02:59:32 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 08 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The U.S. Air Force begins accepting female recruits, the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack falls from No. 1 after six months, LeBron makes "The Decision," and the last space shuttle mission launches, all on this day.

OTD July 8 - Saturday Night Fever
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1978: After six months at No. 1, the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack is finally bumped off the top spot of the Billboard 200 album chart by Gerry Rafferty's "City To City." The soundtrack, dominated by music by the Bee Gees, would remain on the chart until March 1980 and end up selling more than 15 million copies in America alone.

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