Sunday October 01, 1978

US date format: 10/1/1978, UK date format: 1/10/1978

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 1, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour). Famous people born on this day include Leticia Cline and Katie Aselton. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Kiss You All Over by Exile. In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. The Boys from Brazil, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 On TV people were watching Apple Pie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Battle or Fire Truck.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1978, at October 01 across the years or at October 1978 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • See more

Events

  • Comoros adopts constitution
  • Jane Blalock wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship
  • Tuvalu (formerly Ellice Islands) declares independence from the UK
  • The Voltaic Revolutionary Communist Party is founded.
  • See more

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Movies

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Days of Heaven

Days of Heaven

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz

Country: United States of America

Interiors

Interiors

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt

Country: United States of America

The Silent Partner

The Silent Partner

Directed by: Daryl Duke

Starring: Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, Céline Lomez

My Way Home

My Way Home

Directed by: Bill Douglas

Starring: Stephen Archibald, Paul Kermack, Jessie Combe, William Carrol

Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Mia Farrow, Simon MacCorkindale, Jane Birkin

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 01, 1978

Sport Games on October 01, 1978


NFL

American Football
  • Cincinnati Bengals - San Francisco 49ers : 12 - 28
  • Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 14 - 35
  • Houston Oilers - Cleveland Browns : 16 - 13
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Buffalo Bills : 13 - 28
  • Los Angeles Rams - New Orleans Saints : 26 - 20
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Apple Pie

Apple Pie

Directed by: Howard Goldberg

Ausgerissen! Was nun?

Ausgerissen! Was nun?

Under the Same Sun

Under the Same Sun

Directed by: Sameh Zoabi

Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

How old am I?

If October 01, 1978 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US)

Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US)

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

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Adventureland

Adventureland

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II series, Atari 8-bit, TI-99/4A, Commodore PET, Commodore 64, IBM-PC, Commodore VIC-20, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64, Exidy Sorcerer

Genre: Interactive Fiction

Publisher: Adventure International

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Fire Truck

Fire Truck

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Tournament Table

Tournament Table

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 01, 1978?

On October 01, 1978 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 01, 1978?

On October 01, 1978 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 01, 1978?

On October 01, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 01, 1978?

On October 01, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Which famous people are born on October 01, 1978?

On October 01, 1978 several famous people were born including, Leticia Cline, Katie Aselton, Nicole Atkins.

What was the number one song in October 01, 1978?

The number one song in the week of October 01, 1978 was Kiss You All Over by Exile in US and Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John in UK.

What were the top hits on October 01, 1978?

The top hits on October 01, 1978 were Kiss You All Over by Exile, Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A, Hopelessly Devoted To You by Olivia Newton-John in US and Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, Rasputin by Boney M, Lucky Stars by Dean Friedman in UK.


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