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Sunday 28 May 1978

1978-05-28

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to With A Little Luck by Wings. In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Capricorn One, directed by Peter Hyams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Capricorn One

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro

Country: United States

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Good Guys Wear Black

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Chuck Norris, Anne Archer, James Franciscus

Country: United States

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F.I.S.T

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle

Country: United States

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Pretty Baby

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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Coming Home

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

The Les Dawson Show

Starring: Semina Lewis

Country: United Kingdom

All Creatures Great and Small

Starring: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 May 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
  • Augustine of Canterbury
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Facts:
  • Al Unser became 5th to win Indianapolis 500, 3 times
  • Second round of the presidential elections in Upper Volta. The election is won by incumbent Sangoule Lamizana.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince Fahd -- May 22, 1978
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8589
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince Charles -- May 15, 1978

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 ?

3-D Docking Mission

3-D Docking Mission

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Programma International The Elektrik Keyboard

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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Depth Charge

Depth Charge

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: The Elektrik Keyboard

Frogs

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action / Platform

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin

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