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Monday 29 May 1978

1978-05-29

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Too Much, Too Little, Too Late by Johnny Mathis. In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Damien: Omen II, directed by Don Taylor, 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 ?

Damien: Omen II

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor

Country: United States

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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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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 29 May 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
  • Venezuela: Tree Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st class postage now 15 cents (13 cents for 3 years)
  • Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship.
  • Ali Soilih is found dead in the Comoros, allegedly shot when trying to escape.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: President of Zaire from Sygma
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8590
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince Fahd -- May 22, 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 ?

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

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

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

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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Casino

Platform: Atari 2600 Microsoft Windows Xbox Playstation 2

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Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

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