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Saturday 9 September 1978

1978-09-09

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A. In UK Three Times A Lady by The Commodores was in the top 5 hits. Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Up in Smoke

Directed by: Lou Adler

Starring: Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Strother Martin

Country: United States

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Days of Heaven

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard

Country: United States

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Piranha

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy

Country: United States

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Eyes of Laura Mars

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Dourif

Country: United States

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Interiors

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Born and Bred

Starring: Kate Williams, Constance Chapman, James Grout, Gorden Kaye

Country: United Kingdom

Cooper, Just Like That

Starring: Tommy Cooper, Sheila Bernette, Bob Blackman, Eddie Davies

Country: United Kingdom

Spearhead

Starring: Stafford Gordon, Roy Holder, Gordon Case, Peter Turner

Country: United Kingdom

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Top Gear

Starring: Tiff Needell, Jeremy Clarkson, Quentin Willson, Chris Goffey

Country: United Kingdom

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Everyday Maths

Starring: Arthur English, Jack Wild

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 September 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
  • Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
  • California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
  • Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
  • Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jack Warner: American film executive who was the president and driving force behind the Warner Bros.
  • Hugh MacDiarmid: Scottish author, journalist and poet, a founder of the Scottish National Party.
  • Jack L Warner: US movie production (Warner Bros), dies at 86).
Facts:
  • 3rd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 7-0
  • 92nd US Womens Tennis: Chris E L Mills beats Pam Shriver (75 64)
  • Iraqi Ayatollah Khomeini calls for uprising in Irani army
  • Kylene Barker (Virginia), crowned 51st Miss America 1979
  • Baltimore Orioles pull their 7th triple play (5-4-3 versus Toronto Blue Jays).

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien

“Majestic! . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own, medieval romances, fierce fairy tales, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury .

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The Thorn Birds

By: Colleen McCullough

“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall ...

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The Honorable Schoolboy

By: John le Carré

George Smiley has become acting chief of the Circus, but the credibility of the British Secret Service has been shattered. Smiley's adversary is Karla, the Soviet officer who masterminded the Circus's ruin.

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Illusions

By: Richard Bach

In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Avalanche

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

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Sargon

Genre: Chess

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Slot Racers

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: Atari

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Tournament Table

Tournament Table

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari


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