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Saturday 18 February 1978

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Josip Simunic and Myriam El Khomri. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees. In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Het is weer zo laat!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frogs or Pirate Adventure.
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 ?

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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The Professionals

Written by: Brian Clemens

Starring: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mind Your Language

Written by: Vince Powell

Starring: Barry Evans, George Camiller, Jacki Harding, Zara Nutley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Cousteau Odyssey

Starring: Theodore Strauss, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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Soap

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon

Country: United States

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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 18 February 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
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Facts:
  • 1st Iron Man Triathlon (swim, bike ride, marathon) held, Kona, Hawaii
  • The first Ironman Triathlon competition takes place on the island of Oahu, won by Gordon Haller.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Canadian PM Pierre Trudeau and Quebec PM Rene Levesque
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8575
  • Time: CIA head Stansfield Turner

Books

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

The Complete Book Of Running

By: James F. Fixx

Discusses not only the physical benefits of running, but its psychological benefits as well: increasing self-esteem, acquiring a "high" from running, and being able to cope better with pressure and tension.

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Delta Of Venus

By: Anais Nin

"Delta of Venus joyously explores the art of human sexuality. Anais Nin's writing style is at once lyrical and straightforward. While she leaves no doubt in the reader's mind just what

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The Second Ring Of Power

By: Carlos Castaneda

ENTER THE SORCERESS!Back from the abyss, Castaneda encounter his greatest test on the journey towards impeccability and freedom: to outwit and overpower the sorcery of Doña Soledad, herself transformed from a

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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 ?

Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

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Frogs

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action / Platform

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin

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MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Sky Diver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Pirate Adventure

Platform: TRS-80, Vic 20, TI-99/4A, Apple II Plus, Commodore PET, Commodore 16, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64

Genre: text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International

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