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Tuesday 16 May 1978

US date format: 5/16/1978, UK date format: 16/5/1978

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jim Sturgess and David Ford (musician). In that special week of May people in US were listening to With A Little Luck by Wings. In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, directed by Fred Schepisi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Coming Into The Country by John McPhee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heiter bis wolkig. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US) or Depth Charge.
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What the sky looked like on 16 May 1978

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Movies

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

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Tommy Lewis, Freddy Reynolds, Angela Punch McGregor, Ray Barrett

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Big Wednesday

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville

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I Spit on Your Grave

Directed by: Meir Zarchi

Starring: Camille Keaton, Eron Tabor, Richard Pace, Anthony Nichols

Country: United States

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Here Come the Tigers

Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham

Starring: Kathy Bell, Noel Cunningham, Sean P. Griffin, Max McClellan

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The Alpha Incident

Directed by: Bill Rebane

Starring: Ralph Meeker, Stafford Morgan, John F. Goff, Carol Irene Newell

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 1978 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Coming Into The Country

By: John McPhee

Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. It is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal,

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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 Human Factor

By: Graham Greene

Maurice Castle is a high-level operative in the British secret service during the Cold War. He is deeply in love with his African wife, who escaped apartheid South Africa with the

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cosmic Conflict

Cosmic Conflict

Platform: Magnavox Odyssey² (US) Philips Videopac (Europe)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Magnavox / Philips

Casino

Casino

Platform: Atari 2600 Microsoft Windows Xbox Playstation 2

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Depth Charge

Depth Charge

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: The Elektrik Keyboard

Basketball

Basketball

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Atari

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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To Kill a Mockingbird

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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MacArthur

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Animal Crackers

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Ruggles of Red Gap

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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