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Saturday 12 August 1978

US date format: 8/12/1978, UK date format: 12/8/1978

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Hayley Wickenheiser and Natalie Jackson Mendoza. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Three Times A Lady by Commodores. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Force 10 from Navarone, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 On TV people were watching Under the Same Sun. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Invaders or Tournament Table.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 August 1978

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Force 10 from Navarone

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Harrison Ford, Robert Shaw, Edward Fox, Franco Nero

Country: United States of America

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Cananea

Directed by: Marcela Fernández Violante

Starring: Yolanda Ciani, Carlos Bracho, Milton Rodríguez, José Carlos Ruiz

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Five Deadly Venoms

Directed by: Cheh Chang

Starring: Sheng Chiang, Chien Sun, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok, Meng Lo

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Mardi Gras Massacre

Directed by: Jack Weis

Starring: Curt Dawson, Gwen Arment, William Metzo, Laura Misch Owens

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Interiors

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Under the Same Sun

Directed by: Sameh Zoabi

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Ausgerissen! Was nun?

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Jauche und Levkojen

Globo Esporte

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 August 1978 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Arron Marshall completes a record shower of 336 hours
  • China and Japan sign peace treaty
  • ICE is launched
  • The Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and the People's Republic of China is signed.

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Planetary positions on August 12, 1978 - Geocentric view

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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

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

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

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Alto Trek

Alto Trek

Platform: Xerox Alto

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action

Space Invaders

Space Invaders

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Sargon

Sargon

Genre: Chess

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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Airport '77

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Frankenstein

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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