Sunday November 12, 1978

US date format: 11/12/1978, UK date format: 12/11/1978

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It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 12, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Alexandra Maria Lara and Kelly Overton. In that special week of November people in US were listening to MacArthur Park by Donna Summer. In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits. Stony Island, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Evergreen by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Treasure Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Starfleet Orion or Clowns.
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Movies

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Stony Island

Stony Island

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Richard Davis, Edward Stoney Robinson, George Englund Jr., Gene Barge

The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes, John Hurt

Country: United States of America

Magic

Magic

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Ed Lauter

Devata

Devata

Directed by: S. Ramanathan

Starring: Sanjeev Kumar, Shabana Azmi, Rakesh Roshan, Sarika

Caravans

Caravans

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Michael Sarrazin, Christopher Lee, Jennifer O'Neill

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
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Events

  • Platinum opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 33 performances

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Sport Games on November 12, 1978

Sport Games on November 12, 1978


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 20 - 17
  • Baltimore Colts - Seattle Seahawks : 17 - 14
  • Chicago Bears - Minnesota Vikings : 14 - 17
  • Dallas Cowboys - Green Bay Packers : 42 - 14
  • Denver Broncos - Cleveland Browns : 19 - 7
See all American Football game results of November 12, 1978

TV Series

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Starring: Joe Thomas, Bobby Thong

Country: Japan

Apple Pie

Apple Pie

Directed by: Howard Goldberg

Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

The Moon Stallion

The Moon Stallion

Starring: Tabu, Sarah Sutton, David Haig, John Abineri

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Evergreen by Belva Plain

Evergreen

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The towering modern classic of passion and ambition that forever changed the way we see the courageous immigrants who came to America's shores -- the story of Anna Friedman transfixes us with the turbulent emotions

Scruples by Judith Krantz

Scruples

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Scruples is the novel that created publishing history, the first-and widely acknowledged to be the very best-novel ever written about the staggeringly luxurious life of a Beverly Hills boutique and the people who work in

Pure And Simple by Marian Burros

Pure And Simple

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Delicious recipes prove that cooking from scratch not only results in better-tasting, more healthful meals, but is also less expensive and more convenient than using processed products

The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye

The Far Pavilions

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This sweeping epic set in 19th-century India begins in the foothills of the towering Himalayas and follows a young Indian-born orphan as he's raised in England and later returns to India

Fools Die by Mario Puzo

Fools Die

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From the blockbuster author of The Godfather, here is the international and New York Times bestseller about the feverish world of a big-time gambler.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gee Bee

Gee Bee

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Gremlin Industries

Starfleet Orion

Starfleet Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

Atari Football

Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

Slot Racers

Slot Racers

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: Atari

Clowns

Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore


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