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Tuesday 11 April 1978

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 11, 1978). 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 The Second Ring Of Power by Carlos Castaneda was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching High Hopes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Invaders or Star Ship.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 11 April 1978

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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, Melinda Dillon

Country: United States

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Besharam

Directed by: Deven Verma

Starring: Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Bindu, Helen

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Boarding School

Directed by: André Farwagi

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Gerry Sundquist, Stefano D'Amato, Gabriele Blum

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Claudine

Directed by: John Berry

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Pretty Baby

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine, Susan Sarandon, Frances Faye

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

High Hopes

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

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Nick Knatterton

Pickersgill People

Erlesene Verbrechen und makellose Morde

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 11, 1978 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Night Fever - Bee Gees
  2. Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees
  3. Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
  4. Can't Smile Without You - Barry Manilow
  5. Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
  6. Dust In The Wind - Kansas
  7. The Closer I Get To You - Roberta Flack
  8. Raydio - Jack And Jill
  9. We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye Again - England Dan and John Ford Coley
  10. Our Love - Natalie Cole
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
  2. The Closer I Get To You - Roberta Flack With Donny Hathaway
  3. Bootzilla - Bootsy's Rubber Band
  4. Flashlight - Parliament
  5. Peter Brown With Betty Wright - Dance With Me
  6. Peabo Bryson - Reaching For The Sky
  7. On Broadway - George Benson
  8. Never Get Enough Of Your Love - LTD
  9. Enchantment - It's You That I Need
  10. Am I Loosing You - The Manhattans
Top #4 songs in the UK
  1. Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs - Brian & Michael
  2. I Wonder Why - Showaddywaddy
  3. Denis - Blondie
  4. If You Can't Give Me Love - Suzi Quatro

Books

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

The Second Ring Of Power

By: Carlos Castaneda

ENTER THE SORCERESS!Back from the abyss, Castaneda encounter his greatest test on the journey towards impeccability and freedom: to outwit and overpower the sorcery of Doña Soledad, herself transformed from a

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Bloodline

By: Sidney Sheldon

Sheldon's sweeping saga of greed and betrayal, sabotage and danger, and the ties that can kill...Roffe and Sons is a family firm, an international empire filled with desperate, cash-hungry family members.

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The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

“Majestic! . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own, medieval romances, fierce fairy tales, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury .

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All Things Wise And Wonderful

By: James Herriot

Readers adored James Herriot's tales of his life as a Yorkshire animal doctor in All Creatures Great and Small and All Things Bright and Beautiful.

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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.

Dynasty (video game)

Dynasty (video game)

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

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

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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Frankenstein

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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Going My Way

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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