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Friday 10 February 1978

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jérôme Fillol and Don Omar. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees. In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Nero veneziano, directed by Ugo Liberatore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Dreams Die First by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Newcomers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynasty (video game) or A Game of Concentration.
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Movies

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

Nero veneziano

Directed by: Ugo Liberatore

Starring: Renato Cestiè, Rena Niehaus, Yorgo Voyagis, Fabio Gamma

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Blue Collar

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel, Yaphet Kotto, Ed Begley Jr.

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The Biggest Battle

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Helmut Berger, Samantha Eggar, Giuliano Gemma, John Huston

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The Bermuda Triangle

Directed by: René Cardona Jr.

Starring: John Huston, Andrés García, Hugo Stiglitz, Gloria Guida

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Leopard in the Snow

Directed by: Gerry O'Hara

Starring: Keir Dullea, Susan Penhaligon, Kenneth More, Billie Whitelaw

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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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Het is weer zo laat!

Written by: Gied Jaspars, Ellen Jens, Wim T. Schippers, Wim van der Linden

Starring: Dolf Brouwers, Cor Beurskens, Rob van Houten, Henk Laan

Country: Netherlands

Skyll inte på mig!

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A Life at Stake

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 February 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
  • Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
  • Saint Silvanus
  • Saint Charalampe
  • Saint Austreberta
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Frank C Carlucci succeeds John F Blake as deputy director of US Central Intelligence Agency.

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Books

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

Dreams Die First

By: Harold Robbins

“Robbins eroticized commerce, and, at the same time, he commercialized erotica, dashing into a rich new market for dirty books.” —The New Yorker “Robbins’ dialogue is moving… his people have the warmth

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Kg 200

By: J.D. Gilman and John Clive

KG 200: A Luftwaffe squadron that spoke perfect English. If they'd succeeded we'd all be speaking perfect German. Inspired by actual historical events.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dynasty (video game)

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

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Cosmic Conflict

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

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Magnavox / Philips

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Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US)

Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US)

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

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

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A Game of Concentration

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Concentration

Publisher: Atari

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Home videos

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

Ruggles of Red Gap

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Rooster Cogburn

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Jaws

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Airport '77

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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