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Friday 8 September 1978

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marco Sturm and Gerard Autet. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A. In UK Three Times A Lady by The Commodores was in the top 5 hits. Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 On TV people were watching Born and Bred. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sky Diver or Canyon Bomber.
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TV Series

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

Born and Bred

Starring: Kate Williams, Constance Chapman, James Grout, Gorden Kaye

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cooper, Just Like That

Starring: Tommy Cooper, Sheila Bernette, Bob Blackman, Eddie Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Spearhead

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Top Gear

Starring: Tiff Needell, Jeremy Clarkson, Quentin Willson, Chris Goffey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Everyday Maths

Starring: Arthur English, Jack Wild

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Up in Smoke

Directed by: Lou Adler

Starring: Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Strother Martin

Country: United States

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Days of Heaven

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard

Country: United States

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Piranha

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy

Country: United States

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Eyes of Laura Mars

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Dourif

Country: United States

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Interiors

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • 2nd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 13-2
  • Irani army shoots on Khomeini followers in Teheran, 100s killed
  • Iranian Army troops open fire on rioters in Teheran, killing 122, wounding 4,000.

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Books

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

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 ?

The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

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Sky Diver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Starfleet Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

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Superman

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Atari

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Canyon Bomber

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc

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