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Thursday 8 June 1978

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eun Ji Won and Maria Menounos. In that special week of June people in US were listening to You're The One That I Want by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Grease, directed by Randal Kleiser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while The Women'S Room by Marilyn French was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Revolver. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasto or Clowns.
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TV Series

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

Revolver

Starring: Peter Cook

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Come Back, Lucy

Starring: Emma Bakhle, Bernadette Windsor, Phyllida Law, Royce Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

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

Grease

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

Country: United States

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Damien: Omen II

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor

Country: United States

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Capricorn One

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro

Country: United States

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Good Guys Wear Black

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Chuck Norris, Anne Archer, James Franciscus

Country: United States

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F.I.S.T

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
  • Eun Ji Won: South Korean rapper (Sechs Kies).
  • Maria Menounos: American TV personality, the lovely Entertainment Tonight correspondent got her professional start as a reporter for Channel One News, which broadcasts to schools across America.
  • Eun Ji-won: South Korean rapper dancer and producer (Sechs Kies).
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Facts:
  • 51st National Spelling Bee: Peg McCarthy wins spelling deification
  • Braves draft Bob Horner #1
  • Nevada jury rules Howard Hughes Mormon Will is a forgery

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Books

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

The Women'S Room

By: Marilyn French

The twenty-one-million copy bestseller-available again for a new generation of readers Originally published in 1977, The Women's Room was a novel that-for the first time-expressed the inner lives of women who

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Whistle

By: James Jones

Includes "Notes from the Editors" flyer. `` Full brown leather with gilt decoration on boards and spine, satin moire endpapers, guided end pages, raised bands on spine, sewn in satin bookmark.

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The Amityville Horror

By: Jay Anson

In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers,

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The Holcroft Covenant

By: Robert Ludlum

The Fourth Reich is waiting to arise—and the only man who can stop it is about to sign its birth certificate.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

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Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

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Frogs

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action / Platform

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin

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Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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A Game of Concentration

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Concentration

Publisher: Atari

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