Sunday December 10, 1978

US date format: 12/10/1978, UK date format: 10/12/1978

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It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 10, 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 Summer Phoenix and Anjana Sukhani. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Superman, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Woman Called Moses. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tournament Table or Sargon.
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Movies

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Superman

Superman

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

Country: United States of America

The Great Train Robbery

The Great Train Robbery

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Sean Connery, Donald Sutherland, Lesley-Anne Down, Alan Webb

Country: United States of America

Every Which Way But Loose

Every Which Way But Loose

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, Beverly D'Angelo

Country: United States of America

Oliver's Story

Oliver's Story

Directed by: John Korty

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Candice Bergen, Nicola Pagett, Edward Binns

The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale, John Savage

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

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Events

  • Platinum closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 33 performances

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Sport Games on December 10, 1978

Sport Games on December 10, 1978


NFL

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 24 - 26
  • Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 31 - 13
  • Green Bay Packers - Chicago Bears : 0 - 14
  • Houston Oilers - New Orleans Saints : 17 - 12
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Denver Broncos : 3 - 24
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TV Series

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A Woman Called Moses

A Woman Called Moses

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Starring: Joe Thomas, Bobby Thong

Country: Japan

Apple Pie

Apple Pie

Directed by: Howard Goldberg

Sumarísimo

Sumarísimo

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye

The Far Pavilions

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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

Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett

Eye Of The Needle

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The worldwide phenomenon from the author of Edge of Eternity.His code name was “The Needle.” He was a German aristocrat of extraordinary intelligence—a master spy with a legacy of violence in

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

American Caesar by William Manchester

American Caesar

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Inspiring, outrageous... A thundering paradox of a man. Douglas MacArthur, one of only five men in history to have achieved the rank of General of the United States Army.

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

Cosmic Conflict

Cosmic Conflict

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

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Magnavox / Philips

Tournament Table

Tournament Table

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Sargon

Sargon

Genre: Chess

Basketball

Basketball

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Atari


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