Thursday November 09, 1978

US date format: 11/9/1978, UK date format: 9/11/1978

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 9, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Evi Hanssen and Sisqo . In that special week of November people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Stony Island, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Evergreen by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Treasure Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Casino or Pirate Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
  • Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
  • Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
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Events

  • Tanzania recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).

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Movies

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Autumn Sonata

Autumn Sonata

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk

Country: United States of America

Days of Heaven

Days of Heaven

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz

Country: United States of America

Halloween

Halloween

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

Country: United States of America

Watership Down

Watership Down

Directed by: Martin Rosen

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson, Michael Graham Cox

Country: United States of America

The Silent Partner

The Silent Partner

Directed by: Daryl Duke

Starring: Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, Céline Lomez

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TV Series

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Starring: Joe Thomas, Bobby Thong

Country: Japan

Apple Pie

Apple Pie

Directed by: Howard Goldberg

Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

La segunda oportunidad

La segunda oportunidad

Days to next November 09

If November 09, 1978 is your birthday you're 42 years, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Evergreen by Belva Plain

Evergreen

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The towering modern classic of passion and ambition that forever changed the way we see the courageous immigrants who came to America's shores -- the story of Anna Friedman transfixes us with the turbulent emotions

Scruples by Judith Krantz

Scruples

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Scruples is the novel that created publishing history, the first-and widely acknowledged to be the very best-novel ever written about the staggeringly luxurious life of a Beverly Hills boutique and the people who work in

Pure And Simple by Marian Burros

Pure And Simple

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Delicious recipes prove that cooking from scratch not only results in better-tasting, more healthful meals, but is also less expensive and more convenient than using processed products

The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye

The Far Pavilions

By:

This sweeping epic set in 19th-century India begins in the foothills of the towering Himalayas and follows a young Indian-born orphan as he's raised in England and later returns to India

Fools Die by Mario Puzo

Fools Die

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From the blockbuster author of The Godfather, here is the international and New York Times bestseller about the feverish world of a big-time gambler.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Superman

Superman

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Atari

Casino

Casino

Platform: Atari 2600 Microsoft Windows Xbox Playstation 2

Space Invaders

Space Invaders

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Pirate Adventure

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 09, 1978?

On November 09, 1978 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is November 09, 1978?

On November 09, 1978 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 09, 1978?

On November 09, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 09, 1978?

On November 09, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on November 09, 1978?

On November 09, 1978 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 09, 1978?

On November 09, 1978 several famous people were born including, Evi Hanssen, Even Ormestad, Sisqo .

Which famous people died on November 09, 1978?

Famous people died on November 09, 1978 include, Otto Siegl, Joe Wong.

What was the number one song in November 09, 1978?

The number one song in the week of November 09, 1978 was MacArthur Park by Donna Summer in US and Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats in UK.

What were the top hits on November 09, 1978?

The top hits on November 09, 1978 were MacArthur Park by Donna Summer, You Needed Me by Anne Murray, Double Vision by Foreigner in US and Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats, Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, Hopelessly Devoted To You by Olivia Newton-John in UK.


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