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Sunday 14 May 1978

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. 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 The Final Conclave by Malachi Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heiter bis wolkig. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasto or Star Ship.
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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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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.
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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.

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Books

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

The Final Conclave

By: Malachi Martin

The Final Conclave

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The Amityville Horror

By: Jay Anson

In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers,

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The Honorable Schoolboy

By: John le Carré

Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library / First Edition Society, 1977. First edition. Full-leather. Bound in orange brown full leather with raised bands, gilt-decorated and -titled, all edges gilt.

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Bloodline

By: Sidney Sheldon

Sheldon's sweeping saga of greed and betrayal, sabotage and danger, and the ties that can kill...Roffe and Sons is a family firm, an international empire filled with desperate, cash-hungry family members.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

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Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Going My Way

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Ruggles of Red Gap

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Jaws

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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The Bride of Frankenstein

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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