Sunday October 15, 1978

US date format: 10/15/1978, UK date format: 15/10/1978

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 15, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour). Famous people born on this day include Devon Gummersall and Katharina Wackernagel. 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 Star Ship or Fire Truck.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

Events

  • Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Civitan Golf Open

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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

Sport Games on October 15, 1978

Sport Games on October 15, 1978


NFL

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Houston Oilers : 10 - 17
  • Dallas Cowboys - St. Louis Cardinals : 24 - 21
  • Detroit Lions - Atlanta Falcons : 0 - 14
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Oakland Raiders : 6 - 28
  • Los Angeles Rams - Minnesota Vikings : 34 - 17
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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

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Books

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Videogames

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Star Ship

Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Fire Truck

Fire Truck

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Space Invaders

Space Invaders

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Atari Football

Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

3-D Docking Mission

3-D Docking Mission

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Programma International The Elektrik Keyboard

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 15, 1978?

On October 15, 1978 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 15, 1978?

On October 15, 1978 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 15, 1978?

On October 15, 1978 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 15, 1978?

On October 15, 1978 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Which famous people are born on October 15, 1978?

On October 15, 1978 several famous people were born including, Devon Gummersall, Katharina Wackernagel, Fouad Chouki.

What was the number one song in October 15, 1978?

The number one song in the week of October 15, 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 15, 1978?

The top hits on October 15, 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.