The Gibb brothers' "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack broke chart records that still stand today

Thirty-six years ago, the Bee Gees became the kings of disco and made chart history in the process. At the height of bell-bottom and satin-shirt mania in 1978, the pop group's contributions to the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack turned the Brothers Gibb - Barry, Maurice and Robin - into bona fide superstars.

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