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Thursday 16 March 1978

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sophie Hunter and Brooke Burns. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees. In UK Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush was in the top 5 hits. Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Superman or Star Ship.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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Written by: Gied Jaspars, Ellen Jens, Wim T. Schippers, Wim van der Linden

Starring: Dolf Brouwers, Cor Beurskens, Rob van Houten, Henk Laan

Country: Netherlands

The Les Dawson Show

Starring: Semina Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

All Creatures Great and Small

Starring: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Abarenbô Shôgun

Starring: Ken Matsudaira, Shinya Hashimoto

Country: Japan

Jappening con Ja

Starring: Gloria Benavides, Oscar Olavarría, Patricio Torres, Joshua Homnick

Country: Chile

Movies

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

Coming Home

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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The Duellists

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney

Country: United States

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Coma

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Michael Douglas, Rip Torn, Genevive Bujold

Country: United States

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High Anxiety

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman

Country: United States

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The Gauntlet

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Aldo Moro: Italian corrupt politician who was Premier of the country five times from 1963 and the leader of the Christian Democratic party.
Facts:
  • Amoco Cadiz spills 223,000 tons of crude oil off French coast
  • US Senate accepts Panam� Canal treaty.
  • Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, five killed.
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Soyuz 26 returns to Earth.

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Books

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

All Things Wise And Wonderful

By: James Herriot

Readers adored James Herriot's tales of his life as a Yorkshire animal doctor in All Creatures Great and Small and All Things Bright and Beautiful.

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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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Inner Skiing

By: W. Timothy Gallwey and Robert Kriegel

A New, Completely Revised Edition of the Classic Guide to Better Skiing Have you been searching for a way to overcome your fear, trust your instincts, and ski to your greatest

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Designing Your Face

By: Way Bandy

Designing Your Face: An Illustrated Guide to Using Cosmetics

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Sargon

Genre: Chess

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Superman

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Atari

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Alto Trek

Alto Trek

Platform: Xerox Alto

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action

Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Slot Racers

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: Atari

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