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Sunday 13 August 1978

US date format: 8/13/1978, UK date format: 13/8/1978

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Benjani Mwaruwari and Kristiina Heinmets. 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 The Cottage or Fire Truck.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

The New Quiz Kids

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Facts:
  • Bomb attack in Beirut, 175 killed
  • Judy wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic Rankin
  • Yanks score 5 runs in top of 7th. but rain causes game to be halted and thus score goes back to previous inning, Baltimore wins 3-0

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dynasty (video game)

Dynasty (video game)

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Fire Truck

Fire Truck

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frogs

Frogs

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action / Platform

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin

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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Going My Way

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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The Sting

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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