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Wednesday 4 October 1978

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Phillip Glasser and Ko Soo. 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 Treasure Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio or Space War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Boys from Brazil

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

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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Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!

Directed by: John De Bello

Starring: David Miller, George Wilson, Sharon Taylor

Country: United States

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Debbie Does Dallas

Directed by: Jim Clark

Starring: Bambi Woods, Christie Ford, Robert Kerman

Country: United States

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Death on the Nile

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Mia Farrow, Simon MacCorkindale

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Treasure Island

Starring: Joe Thomas, Bobby Thong

Country: Japan

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Scotch & Wry

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Monkey

Starring: Masaaki Sakai, Shirô Kishibe, Masako Natsume, Toshiyuki Nishida

Country: Japan

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The Sandbaggers

Written by: Ian Mackintosh

Starring: Roy Marsden, Ray Lonnen, Jerome Willis, Bob Sherman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Spearhead

Starring: Stafford Gordon, Roy Holder, Gordon Case, Peter Turner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 October 1978 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Ko Soo: South Korean television and movie actor.
  • Phillip Glasser: American actor and producer.
  • Kei Horie: Japanese actor director producer and screenwriter.
  • Kyle Lohse: American baseball player.
  • Go Soo: South Korean actor and singer.
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Facts:
  • Funeral services held for Pope John Paul I

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Canyon Bomber

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc

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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

The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

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Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Space War

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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