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Wednesday 12 April 1978

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Guy Berryman and Riley Smith. 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 Final Conclave by Malachi Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching America 2-Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing A Game of Concentration or Astro Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1978?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lawyers -- Apr. 10, 1978
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8583
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Travolta -- Apr. 3, 1978

Books

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

The Final Conclave

By: Malachi Martin

The Final Conclave

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The Amityville Horror

By: Jay Anson

In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers,

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The Plague Dogs

By: Richard Adams

"Thousands and thousands of people will love this book!"THE BOSTON GLOBEA lyrical, engrossing tale, by the author of WATERSHIP DOWN, Richard Adams creates a lyrical and engrossing tale, a remarkable journey

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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 ?

A Game of Concentration

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Concentration

Publisher: Atari

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Depth Charge

Depth Charge

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: The Elektrik Keyboard

Adventureland

Adventureland

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II series, Atari 8-bit, TI-99/4A, Commodore PET, Commodore 64, IBM-PC, Commodore VIC-20, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64, Exidy Sorcerer

Genre: Interactive Fiction

Publisher: Adventure International

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Phasor Zap

Phasor Zap

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: The Elektrik Keyboard


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