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Thursday 1 June 1978

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 1, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hasna Benhassi and Karen Kwan. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Too Much, Too Little, Too Late by Johnny Mathis. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. The Driver, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heiter bis wolkig. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clowns or Basketball.
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What the sky looked like on 1 June 1978

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Movies

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

The Driver

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani, Ronee Blakley

Country: United States

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Bus Stop

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field

Country: United States

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The Cheap Detective

Directed by: Robert Moore

Starring: Peter Falk, Ann-Margret, Eileen Brennan, Sid Caesar

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Convoy

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine, Burt Young

Country: United States

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Fedora

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: William Holden, Marthe Keller, Hildegard Knef, José Ferrer

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TV Series

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

Heiter bis wolkig

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High Hopes

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

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Strangers

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The Pink Medicine Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 June 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
  • Children's Day in some countries.
  • Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
  • Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • High Council destroys judgment against war criminal Pieter Menten
  • The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed.
  • The 1978 FIFA World Cup starts in Argentina.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 01, 1978 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1978 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Too Much, Too Little, Too Late - Johnny Mathis
  2. You're The One That I Want - John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
  3. Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing
  4. With A Little Luck - Wings
  5. Chuck Mangione - Feels So Good
  6. Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
  7. Atlanta Rhythm Section - Imaginary Lover
  8. George Benson - On Broadway
  9. ABBA - Take A Chance On Me
  10. Player - This Time I'm In It For Love
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. The O'Jays - Use Ta Be My Girl
  2. The Isley Brothers - Take Me To The Next Phase
  3. The Grooveline - Heatwave
  4. Rufus/Chaka Khan - Stay
  5. Too Much, Too Little, Too Late - Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams
  6. George Benson - On Broadway
  7. George Duke - Dukey Stick (Part One)
  8. Jimmy "Bo" Horne - Dance Across The Floor
  9. Daylight And Darkness - Smokey Robinson
  10. Dance With Me - Peter Brown With Betty Wright
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. You're The One That I Want - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
  2. Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring
  3. Darts - The Boy From New York City
  4. The Smurf Song - Father Abraham & The Smurfs
  5. The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Amityville Horror

By: Jay Anson

In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers,

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The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady

By: Edith Holden

This is a facsimile reproduction of a naturalist's diary for the year 1906. Edith Holden recorded in words and paintings the flora and fauna of the British countryside through the changing seasons of the year.

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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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The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher 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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Ship

Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Fire Truck

Fire Truck

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Basketball

Basketball

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Atari

Clowns

Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Animal Crackers

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Rooster Cogburn

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Airport '77

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Going My Way

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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