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Monday 9 January 1978

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gennaro Gattuso and A J McLean. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. Vishwanath, directed by Subhash Ghai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Newcomers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clowns or Astro Battle.
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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1978

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Movies

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

Vishwanath

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, Pran, Prem Nath

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Get Out Your Handkerchiefs

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Carole Laure, Patrick Dewaere, Michel Serrault

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Diane Keaton, Richard Gere, Tuesday Weld, William Atherton

Country: United States

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Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals

Directed by: Joe D'Amato

Starring: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Nieves Navarro, Donald O'Brien

Country: United States

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Office Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Andrey Myagkov, Svetlana Nemolyaeva, Oleg Basilashvili

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TV Series

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

The Newcomers

Directed by: James Allen Bradley

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Men of Ideas

The Les Dawson Show

Starring: Semina Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Enemy at the Door

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Commonwealth of Northern Marianas established.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 09, 1978 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1978 ?

Books

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

Beggarman, Thief

By: Irwin Shaw

Wesley, haunted by his father's murder, begins a strange and deeply personal quest; Billy becomes involved with a girl who leads him into unexpected dangers; Gretchen finds new challenges and experiences

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Gnomes

By: Rien Poortvliet

The delightful classic Gnomes has been repackaged in this exceptional collector's edition to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this magical book.

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The Black Marble

By: Joseph Wambaugh

He is a damned good cop -- a burned-out homicide detective wrapped around a Smith & Wesson .38 and a vodka bottle.

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Origins

By: Richard E. Leakey and Roger Lewin

Richard Leakey's personal account of his fossil hunting and landmark discoveries at Lake Turkana, his reassessment of human prehistory based on new evidence and analytic techniques, and his profound pondering of

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Ship

Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Cosmic Conflict

Cosmic Conflict

Platform: Magnavox Odyssey² (US) Philips Videopac (Europe)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Magnavox / Philips

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Tournament Table

Tournament Table

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Clowns

Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

Home videos

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

Rooster Cogburn

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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MacArthur

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Going My Way

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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