Thursday October 12, 1978

US date format: 10/12/1978, UK date format: 12/10/1978

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on October 12, 1978, here's what our experts found out: it was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 12, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour). Famous people born on this day include Christopher Coutanceau and Baden Cooke. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Kiss You All Over by Exile. In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. The Sister of Ursula, directed by Enzo Milioni, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1978 On TV people were watching Treasure Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Battle or Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
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Events

  • Sid Vicious charged in murder of girlfriend Nancyh Spungen
  • Representatives of Israel and Egypt open talks in Washington.

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Movies

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The Sister of Ursula

The Sister of Ursula

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Enzo Milioni

Starring: Barbara Magnolfi, Stefania D'Amario, Anna Zinnemann, Antiniska Nemour

Autumn Sonata

Autumn Sonata

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk

Country: United States of America

Watership Down

Watership Down

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Martin Rosen

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson, Michael Graham Cox

Country: United States of America

Felicity

Felicity

Release year: 1978

Directed by: John D. Lamond

Starring: Glory Annen, Chris Milne, Joni Flynn, Jody Hanson

TV Series

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Release year: 1978

Starring: Joe Thomas, Bobby Thong

Country: Japan

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Magazine Covers

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

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

3-D Docking Mission

3-D Docking Mission

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Programma International The Elektrik Keyboard

The Cottage

The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

Blasto

Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 12, 1978?

On October 12, 1978 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is October 12, 1978?

On October 12, 1978 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 12, 1978?

On October 12, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 12, 1978?

On October 12, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Which famous people are born on October 12, 1978?

On October 12, 1978 several famous people were born including, Christopher Coutanceau, Baden Cooke, Jason Russell.

Which famous people died on October 12, 1978?

Famous people died on October 12, 1978 include, Nancy Spungen.

What was the number one song in October 12, 1978?

The number one song in the week of October 12, 1978 was Kiss You All Over by Exile in US and Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John in UK.

What were the top hits on October 12, 1978?

The top hits on October 12, 1978 were Kiss You All Over by Exile, Hot Child In The City by Nick Gilder, Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A in US and Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, Rasputin by Boney M, Love Don't Live Here Anymore by Rose Royce in UK.