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Tuesday 11 July 1978

US date format: 7/11/1978, UK date format: 11/7/1978

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marie Tartois and Jeff Rich. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. International Velvet, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while The Human Factor by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heiter bis wolkig. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Battle or The Cottage.
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Movies

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

International Velvet

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Tatum O'Neal, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Hopkins, Nanette Newman

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Cyclone

Directed by: René Cardona Jr.

Starring: Arthur Kennedy, Carroll Baker, Lionel Stander, Andrés García

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Directed by: Paul Morrissey

Starring: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Denholm Elliott, Joan Greenwood

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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Peter Frampton, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb

Country: United States of America

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Foul Play

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Burgess Meredith, Rachel Roberts

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Heiter bis wolkig

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Spearhead

Starring: Stafford Gordon, Roy Holder, Gordon Case, Peter Turner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Blackpool Bonanza

Multi-Racial Britain

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 July 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
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Facts:
  • 49th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at San Diego Stadium
  • All star MVP: Steve Garvey (LA Dodgers)
  • Auto with liquid gas crashes and explodes in Spain, 160 killed
  • Los Alfaques Disaster: A truck carrying liquid gas crashes and explodes at a coastal campsite in Tarragona, Spain killing 216 tourists.
  • More than 200 tourists die in an explosion of a tanker-truck at a campsite in Costa Daurada, Spain.

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Planetary positions on July 11, 1978 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Human Factor

By: Graham Greene

Maurice Castle is a high-level operative in the British secret service during the Cold War. He is deeply in love with his African wife, who escaped apartheid South Africa with the

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The World According To Garp

By: John Irving

20th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONwith a new Afterword from the authorThe New York Times bestsellerThis is the life and times of T. S.

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Gnomes

By: Rien Poortvliet

The delightful classic Gnomes has been repackaged in this exceptional collector's edition to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this magical book.

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Eye Of The Needle

By: Ken Follett

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

Cosmic Conflict

Cosmic Conflict

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

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Magnavox / Philips

Phasor Zap

Phasor Zap

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: The Elektrik Keyboard

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

The Cottage

The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

Home videos

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

Dracula

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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The Bride of Frankenstein

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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