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Monday 2 October 1978

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ayumi Hamasaki and Franciely Freduzeski. 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. Watership Down, directed by Martin Rosen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 On TV people were watching A Horseman Riding By. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US) or Star Ship.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1978 or at October 02 across the years.

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What the sky looked like on 2 October 1978

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Movies

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

Watership Down

Directed by: Martin Rosen

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson, Michael Graham Cox

Country: United States

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Felicity

Directed by: John D. Lamond

Starring: Glory Annen, Chris Milne, Joni Flynn, Jody Hanson

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Carry on Emmannuelle

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Kenneth Williams, Suzanne Danielle, Kenneth Connor, Joan Sims

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Goin' South

Directed by: Jack Nicholson

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Lloyd, John Belushi

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Death Force

Directed by: Cirio H. Santiago

Starring: James Iglehart, Carmen Argenziano, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Jayne Kennedy

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TV Series

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

A Horseman Riding By

Directed by: Philip Dudley

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Apple Pie

Directed by: Howard Goldberg

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Under the Same Sun

Directed by: Sameh Zoabi

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Syrian and Palestinians shoot in East Beirut, 1,300 killed

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Sport Games on 2 October 1978

NFL
American Football
  • Dallas Cowboys - Washington Redskins : 5 - 9
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 02, 1978 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on October 02, 1978 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Video Pinball

Platform: Dedicated console, Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey┬▓ (US)

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Starfleet Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

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Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Basketball

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Atari

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Bride of Frankenstein

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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MacArthur

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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The Sting

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Jaws

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Going My Way

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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