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Tuesday 11 April 1978

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Victor Sikora and Brett Claywell. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees. In UK Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs by Brian & Michael was in the top 5 hits. F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Whistle by James Jones was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching America 2-Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire Truck or Gee Bee.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

F.I.S.T

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle

Country: United States

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Pretty Baby

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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Coming Home

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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The Duellists

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney

Country: United States

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Coma

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Michael Douglas, Rip Torn, Genevive Bujold

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

America 2-Night

Starring: Martin Mull, Fred Willard

Country: United States

Future Boy Conan

Starring: Noriko Ohara, Masatô Ibu, Mieko Nobusawa, Kazuyo Aoki

Country: Japan

Ein Mann will nach oben

Starring: Mathieu Carrière, Ursela Monn, Walter Buschhoff, Karl Michael Vogler

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

The Les Dawson Show

Starring: Semina Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 April 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Stanislas
  • Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
  • Saint Godeberta
  • Saint Gemma of Lucca
  • The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
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Books

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

Whistle

By: James Jones

Includes "Notes from the Editors" flyer. `` Full brown leather with gilt decoration on boards and spine, satin moire endpapers, guided end pages, raised bands on spine, sewn in satin bookmark.

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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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The Women'S Room

By: Marilyn French

The twenty-one-million copy bestseller-available again for a new generation of readers Originally published in 1977, The Women's Room was a novel that-for the first time-expressed the inner lives of women who

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gee Bee

Gee Bee

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Gremlin Industries

Fire Truck

Fire Truck

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Gee Bee

Gee Bee

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Gremlin Industries

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

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