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Saturday 23 September 1978

1978-09-23

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. 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. Death on the Nile, directed by John Guillermin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Death on the Nile

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Mia Farrow, Simon MacCorkindale

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Scotch & Wry

Starring: Rikki Fulton, Gregor Fisher, Claire Nielson, Tony Roper

Country: United Kingdom

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lyman Bostock: American baseball player (murdered) (Born 1950).
  • Jay Adler: Actor (Macon County Line, Illegal, Big Combo), dies at 79.
Facts:
  • 100,000 cheering Egyptians welcome President Anwar Sadat home from Camp David summit.

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Magazine Covers

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 ?

Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

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Brain Games

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Puzzle

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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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Alto Trek

Alto Trek

Platform: Xerox Alto

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action


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