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Wednesday 1 March 1978

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alicia Leigh Willis and Donovan Patton. In that special week of March people in US were listening to (Love Is) Thicker Than Water by Andy Gibb. In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Het is weer zo laat!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gee Bee or Space War.
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TV Series

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

The Les Dawson Show

Starring: Semina Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

All Creatures Great and Small

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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When Havoc Struck

Starring: Glenn Ford

Country: United States

World War II: G.I. Diary

Starring: Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

Hinge and Bracket

Starring: Patrick Fyffe, George Logan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Coming Home

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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The Duellists

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney

Country: United States

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Coma

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Michael Douglas, Rip Torn, Genevive Bujold

Country: United States

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High Anxiety

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman

Country: United States

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The Gauntlet

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 March 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
  • Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Timbuktu! opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 243 performances
  • Charlie Chaplin's remains are stolen from Cosier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland.

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Books

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

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

This is John le Carre's second book in the 'Karla trilogy,' featuring British master-spy George Smiley, the follow-up to his Edgar Award-winning espionage classic, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.

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The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien

"Majestic!...readers of THE HOBBIT and THE LORD OF THE RINGS...will find THE SILMARILLION a cosmology to call their own...medieval romances, fierce fairy tales and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury...it

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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 ?

Gee Bee

Gee Bee

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Gremlin Industries

Space War

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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3-D Docking Mission

3-D Docking Mission

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Programma International The Elektrik Keyboard

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

A Game of Concentration

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Concentration

Publisher: Atari

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