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Wednesday 1 November 1978

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Manju Warrier and Lazaro Ramos. In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Needed Me by Anne Murray. In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits. The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 On TV people were watching Elämänmeno. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Invaders or A Game of Concentration.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Wiz

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell

Country: United States

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Midnight Express

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins

Country: United States

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The Boys from Brazil

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

Country: United States

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Halloween

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran

Country: United States

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Debbie Does Dallas

Directed by: Jim Clark

Starring: Bambi Woods, Christie Ford, Robert Kerman

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 1 November 1978

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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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Sandbaggers

Written by: Ian Mackintosh

Starring: Roy Marsden, Ray Lonnen, Jerome Willis, Bob Sherman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Spearhead

Starring: Stafford Gordon, Roy Holder, Gordon Case, Peter Turner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Top Gear

Starring: Tiff Needell, Jeremy Clarkson, Quentin Willson, Chris Goffey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Revolver

Starring: Peter Cook

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 November 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
  • World Vegan Day
  • Mexico - The Day of the Dead
  • Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • New York Yankee Ron Guidry unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award

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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

Sargon

Genre: Chess

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Space Invaders

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Fixed shooter

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Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

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A Game of Concentration

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Concentration

Publisher: Atari

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