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Sunday 14 May 1978

US date format: 5/14/1978, UK date format: 14/5/1978

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Matthieu Millien and Eddie House. In that special week of May people in US were listening to If I Can't Have You by Yvonne Elliman. In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Midnight Express, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while A Stranger Is Watching by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heiter bis wolkig. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frogs or Adventureland.
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What the sky looked like on 14 May 1978

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Movies

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

Midnight Express

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli

Country: United States

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Don

Directed by: Chandra Barot

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Pran, Iftekhar

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Martin

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: John Amplas, Lincoln Maazel, Christine Forrest, Elyane Nadeau

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The End

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Dom DeLuise, Strother Martin

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A Different Story

Directed by: Paul Aaron

Starring: Perry King, Meg Foster, Valerie Curtin, Peter Donat

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TV Series

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

Heiter bis wolkig

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High Hopes

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

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Rumpole of the Bailey

Starring: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Revolver

Starring: Peter Cook

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Working opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Greater Baltimore Golf Classic.
  • William Powell Lear, inventor of Lear Jet, dies in Reno, Nevada.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 14, 1978 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

A Stranger Is Watching

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Ronald Thompson knows he never killed Nina Peterson... yet in two days the state of Connecticut will take his life, having found him guilty via due process of law.

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The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

“Majestic! . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own, medieval romances, fierce fairy tales, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury .

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Looking Out For Number One

By: Robert Ringer

In this self-confidence and life-enhancing bible, bestselling author Robert Ringer guides you on the most exciting and rewarding journey of your life.

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The Final Conclave

By: Malachi Martin

The Final Conclave

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

Frogs

Frogs

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action / Platform

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin

Atari Football

Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

A Game of Concentration

A Game of Concentration

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Concentration

Publisher: Atari

Sky Diver

Sky Diver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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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To Kill a Mockingbird

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Airport '77

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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