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Thursday 2 March 1978

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tomas Kaberle and Gabby Eigenmann. 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 Second Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders 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 Video Pinball or Superman.
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 ?

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 2 March 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
  • saint Jovinus
  • Saint Abdalon
  • Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
  • Texas Independence Day (1836).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st broadcast of Dallas on CBS TV
  • Soyuz 28 carries two cosmonauts (one Czechoslovakian) to Salyut 6.
  • Czech Vladimir Remek becomes the first non-Russian or non-American to go into space, when he is launched aboard Soyuz 28.
  • Rhodesia attacks Zambia.
  • Ethiopia admits that its troops are fighting with the aid of Cuban soldiers against Somalian troops in the Ogaden.

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Books

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

The Second Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

A taut and gripping tale that sets police detective Edward Delaney on the trail of a vicious criminal in New York’s art worldA month ago, world-renowned artist Victor Maitland was found

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Bloodline

By: Sidney Sheldon

Sheldon's sweeping saga of greed and betrayal, sabotage and danger, and the ties that can kill...Roffe and Sons is a family firm, an international empire filled with desperate, cash-hungry family members.

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Essays Of E.B. White

By: E.B. White

The classic collection by one of the greatest essayists of our time.

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Beggarman, Thief

By: Irwin Shaw

Wesley, haunted by his father's murder, begins a strange and deeply personal quest; Billy becomes involved with a girl who leads him into unexpected dangers; Gretchen finds new challenges and experiences

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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

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

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Video Pinball

Platform: Dedicated console, Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Superman

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Atari

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Alto Trek

Alto Trek

Platform: Xerox Alto

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action


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