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Friday 18 August 1978

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luke Williams and Andy Samberg. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Three Times A Lady by Commodores. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US) or Space War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Spearhead

Starring: Stafford Gordon, Roy Holder, Gordon Case, Peter Turner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Top Gear

Starring: Tiff Needell, Jeremy Clarkson, Quentin Willson, Chris Goffey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Everyday Maths

Starring: Arthur English, Jack Wild

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Revolver

Starring: Peter Cook

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Sabado loco, loco

Starring: Héctor Suárez, Hilda Aguirre, Blanca Sánchez, Nora Larraga 'Karla'

Country: Mexico

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Piranha

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy

Country: United States

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Eyes of Laura Mars

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Dourif

Country: United States

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Interiors

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith

Country: United States

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The Driver

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani

Country: United States

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Animal House

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tom Hulce

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Memphis Tenn settles with striking police officers and firefighters

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cheap Air Fares -- Aug. 14, 1978
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8601
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lobbyists -- Aug. 7, 1978

Books

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Casino

Platform: Atari 2600 Microsoft Windows Xbox Playstation 2

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3-D Docking Mission

3-D Docking Mission

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Programma International The Elektrik Keyboard

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

A Game of Concentration

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Concentration

Publisher: Atari

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Space War

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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