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Monday 10 July 1978

1978-07-10

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Foul Play, directed by Colin Higgins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while The Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Foul Play

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Burgess Meredith

Country: United States

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Heaven Can Wait

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie

Country: United States

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Convoy

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine

Country: United States

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Jaws 2

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton

Country: United States

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Grease

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Revolver

Starring: Peter Cook

Country: United Kingdom

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Come Back, Lucy

Starring: Emma Bakhle, Bernadette Windsor, Phyllida Law, Royce Mills

Country: United Kingdom

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America 2-Night

Starring: Martin Mull, Fred Willard

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 July 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
  • Bahamas - Independence Day
  • Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
  • Amy Grossberg: American teenager who gave birth to a baby and discarded it in a trash bag.
  • Jesse Lacey: American musician (Brand New).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Bloodless military coup in Mauritania
  • Military coup in Mauritania, President Moktar flees
  • World News Tonight premieres on ABC.
  • President Moktar Ould Daddah of Mauritania is ousted in a bloodless coup d'etat.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1978?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bakke Decision -- July 10, 1978
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8596
  • Time: Mister Hollywood', Warren Beatty

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 ?

Basketball

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Atari

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Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US)

Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Space Invaders

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Fixed shooter

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Tournament Table

Tournament Table

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Video Pinball

Platform: Dedicated console, Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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