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Monday 2 January 1978

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Krauth and London Charles. In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Coma, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Evergreen by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Creatures Great and Small. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atari Football or Clowns.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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The Professionals

Written by: Brian Clemens

Starring: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mind Your Language

Written by: Vince Powell

Starring: Barry Evans, George Camiller, Jacki Harding, Zara Nutley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Cousteau Odyssey

Starring: Theodore Strauss, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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Soap

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Saturday Night Fever

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller

Country: United States

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The Goodbye Girl

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
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Facts:
  • Rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania".

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Books

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

Evergreen

By: Belva Plain

The towering modern classic of passion and ambition that forever changed the way we see the courageous immigrants who came to America's shores -- the story of Anna Friedman transfixes us with the turbulent emotions

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Down The Seine And Up The Potomac With Art Buchwald

By: Art Buchwald

Nice copy. no jacket. Ships next day!

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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

Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library / First Edition Society, 1977. First edition. Full-leather. Bound in orange brown full leather with raised bands, gilt-decorated and -titled, all edges gilt.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3-D Docking Mission

3-D Docking Mission

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Programma International The Elektrik Keyboard

Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

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Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

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The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

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Starfleet Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

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