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Wednesday 11 January 1978

US date format: 1/11/1978, UK date format: 11/1/1978

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 11, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Holly Brisley and Emile Heskey. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. Vishwanath, directed by Subhash Ghai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Creatures Great and Small. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clowns or Slot Racers.
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Movies

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

Vishwanath

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, Pran, Prem Nath

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Get Out Your Handkerchiefs

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Carole Laure, Patrick Dewaere, Michel Serrault

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Equus

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright

Country: United States

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Diane Keaton, Richard Gere, Tuesday Weld, William Atherton

Country: United States

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Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals

Directed by: Joe D'Amato

Starring: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Nieves Navarro, Donald O'Brien

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

All Creatures Great and Small

Starring: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Newcomers

Directed by: James Allen Bradley

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The Professionals

Written by: Brian Clemens

Starring: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Men of Ideas

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 January 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 11 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Ibn-e-Insha : Pakistani humorist and Urdu poet (Born 1927).
  • Michael Bates: Actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57.
Facts:
  • Gov Askew dedicates RCUC solar office building
  • Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 and Soyuz 26 (first time three spacecraft link).

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 11, 1978 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Looking Out For Number One

By: Robert Ringer

In this self-confidence and life-enhancing bible, bestselling author Robert Ringer guides you on the most exciting and rewarding journey of your life.

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Even Big Guys Cry

By: Alex Karras and Herb Gluck

Good reading copy. Some wear from normal use.

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The Immigrants

By: Howard Fast

The first book in bestselling author Howard Fast's beloved family saga "A most wonderful book...there hasn't been a novel in years that can do a job on readers' emotions that the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Tournament Table

Tournament Table

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Sargon

Sargon

Genre: Chess

Slot Racers

Slot Racers

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: Atari

Basketball

Basketball

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Atari

Clowns

Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

Home videos

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

Jesus Christ Superstar

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Jaws

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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MacArthur

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Animal Crackers

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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