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Monday 18 September 1978

1978-09-18

It was Monday, 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. Paradise Alley, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Paradise Alley

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Lee Canalito, Armand Assante

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

The Sandbaggers

Written by: Ian Mackintosh

Starring: Roy Marsden, Ray Lonnen, Jerome Willis, Bob Sherman

Country: United Kingdom

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 September 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
  • RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
  • In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
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Facts:
  • Leaders of Israel and Egypt reach a settlement for the Middle East at Camp David.

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

  • Time: Iran in Turmoil; Shah by Simon-Gamma/Liaison; demonstration by Setboun-Sipa/Black Star. Inset: Camp
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8606
  • Time: Inset: Pope John Paul I by Paola Ricci.

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 ?

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

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Casino

Platform: Atari 2600 Microsoft Windows Xbox Playstation 2

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The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

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Slot Racers

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: Atari

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Starfleet Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

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