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Sunday 19 March 1978

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Shirel (singer) and Virginia Williams. 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. What's Up Superdoc!, directed by Derek Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Spannende Geschichten. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Video Pinball or Avalanche.
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Movies

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What's Up Superdoc!

Directed by: Derek Ford

Starring: Christopher Mitchell, Julia Goodman, Harry H. Corbett, Bill Pertwee

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House Calls

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Art Carney, Richard Benjamin

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Casey's Shadow

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Walter Matthau, Alexis Smith, Robert Webber, Murray Hamilton

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The Big Sleep

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Richard Boone, Candy Clark

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Hi-Riders

Directed by: Greydon Clark

Starring: Mel Ferrer, Stephen McNally, Darby Hinton, Ralph Meeker

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TV Series

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Spannende Geschichten

Momchetata ot 'Zlaten Lav'

Play for Love

TJ 7

Uchû kaizoku kyaputen Hârokku

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
  • Saint Landoald
  • Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
  • Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
  • Mojoday in Discordianism
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gaston Julia: Algerian mathematician, professor at the university and member of the Academicians des Sciences.
Facts:
  • Sally Little wins LPGA Kathryn Crosby / Honda Civic Golf Classic
  • 50,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam against neutron bomb.

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Books

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Beggarman, Thief

By: Irwin Shaw

Wesley, haunted by his father's murder, begins a strange and deeply personal quest; Billy becomes involved with a girl who leads him into unexpected dangers; Gretchen finds new challenges and experiences

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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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Daniel Martin

By: John Fowles

A new trade paperback edition of "a masterpiece of symbolically charged realism....Fowles is the only writer in English who has the power, range, knowledge, and wisdom of a Tolstoy

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Dreams Die First

By: Harold Robbins

“Robbins eroticized commerce, and, at the same time, he commercialized erotica, dashing into a rich new market for dirty books.” —The New Yorker “Robbins’ dialogue is moving… his people have the warmth

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Video Pinball

Platform: Dedicated console, Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Video Pinball

Platform: Dedicated console, Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US)

Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US)

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

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Brain Games

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Puzzle

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Avalanche

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Going My Way

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Rooster Cogburn

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Jaws

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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MacArthur

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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