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Saturday 4 November 1978

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carmen Cali and Andy Flickinger. In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Needed Me by Anne Murray. In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. The Wild Geese, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 On TV people were watching Matador. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventureland or Star Ship.
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TV Series

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

Empire Road

Starring: Norman Beaton, Corinne Skinner-Carter, Joseph Marcell, Trevor Butler

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Upchat Connection

Written by: Keith Waterhouse

Starring: Robin Nedwell, Susan Jameson, Bernadette Milnes

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Huntingtower

Starring: Paul Curran, Peter Settelen, Iain Andrew, Neil Crossan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Everyday

Starring: Stephanie Edwards, John Bennett Perry

Country: United States

Scotch & Wry

Starring: Rikki Fulton, Gregor Fisher, Claire Nielson, Tony Roper

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Wild Geese

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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Faces of Death

Directed by: Conan Le Cilaire

Starring: Michael Carr, Samuel Berkowitz, Mary Ellen Brighton

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 November 1978 ?

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Facts:
  • 3rd annual reentry free-agent draft, Pete Rose, Tommy John, and Darrell Evans, available
  • Islanders start 15 game undefeated streak (12-0-3)
  • Iranian troops fire on anti-Shah student protesters by Tehran University.

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Books

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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

This is John le Carre's second book in the 'Karla trilogy,' featuring British master-spy George Smiley, the follow-up to his Edgar Award-winning espionage classic, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.

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The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien

"Majestic!...readers of THE HOBBIT and THE LORD OF THE RINGS...will find THE SILMARILLION a cosmology to call their own...medieval romances, fierce fairy tales and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury...it

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Illusions

By: Richard Bach

In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of ...

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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

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

Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Avalanche

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Pirate Adventure

Platform: TRS-80, Vic 20, TI-99/4A, Apple II Plus, Commodore PET, Commodore 16, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64

Genre: text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International

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