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Wednesday 19 July 1978

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marcela Valladolid and Ginifer King. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Scruples by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Spearhead. If you liked videogames you were probably playing MUD1 or Frogs.
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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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Come Back, Lucy

Starring: Emma Bakhle, Bernadette Windsor, Phyllida Law, Royce Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Peter Frampton, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb

Country: United States

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Revenge of the Pink Panther

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Burt Kwouk

Country: United States

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Foul Play

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Burgess Meredith

Country: United States

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Heaven Can Wait

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie

Country: United States

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Convoy

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: G. William Miller -- July 17, 1978
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8597
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bakke Decision -- July 10, 1978

Books

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

The Thorn Birds

By: Colleen McCullough

“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall ...

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The Honorable Schoolboy

By: John le Carré

This is John le Carre's second book in the 'Karla trilogy,' featuring British master-spy George Smiley, the follow-up to his Edgar Award-winning espionage classic, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.

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The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien

"Majestic!...readers of THE HOBBIT and THE LORD OF THE RINGS...will find THE SILMARILLION a cosmology to call their own...medieval romances, fierce fairy tales and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury...it

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Illusions

By: Richard Bach

In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Starfleet Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

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Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

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The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

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Frogs

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action / Platform

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin

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