Sunday November 19, 1978

US date format: 11/19/1978, UK date format: 19/11/1978
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 19, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Lil' Mo and Eric Nenninger. In that special week of November people in US were listening to MacArthur Park by Donna Summer. In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits. Same Time, Next Year, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Treasure Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US) or A Game of Concentration.
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Movies

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Same Time, Next Year

Same Time, Next Year

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Alan Alda, Ellen Burstyn, Ivan Bonar, Bernie Kuby

Country: United States of America

Spiritual Kung Fu

Spiritual Kung Fu

Directed by: Wei Lo

Starring: Jackie Chan, Chih-Ping Chiang, Hsiu-yi Fang, Hong Hsu

Stony Island

Stony Island

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Richard Davis, Edward Stoney Robinson, George Englund Jr., Gene Barge

The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes, John Hurt

Country: United States of America

Magic

Magic

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Ed Lauter

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 19, 1978?


Events

  • The first U.S. Take Back the Night march occurs in San Francisco.

Famous Birthday

Sport Games on November 19, 1978

Sport Games on November 19, 1978


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Chicago Bears : 7 - 13
  • Buffalo Bills - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 10 - 31
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 6 - 7
  • Cleveland Browns - Baltimore Colts : 45 - 24
  • Detroit Lions - Oakland Raiders : 17 - 29
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TV Series

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Starring: Joe Thomas, Bobby Thong

Country: Japan

Apple Pie

Apple Pie

Directed by: Howard Goldberg

Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

Kant aan m'n broek!

Kant aan m'n broek!

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye

The Far Pavilions

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This sweeping epic set in 19th-century India begins in the foothills of the towering Himalayas and follows a young Indian-born orphan as he's raised in England and later returns to India

Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett

Eye Of The Needle

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The worldwide phenomenon from the author of Edge of Eternity.His code name was “The Needle.” He was a German aristocrat of extraordinary intelligence—a master spy with a legacy of violence in

Illusions by Richard Bach

Illusions

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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 …

Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet

Gnomes

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The delightful classic Gnomes has been repackaged in this exceptional collector's edition to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this magical book.

Sisters And Strangers by Helen Van Slyke

Sisters And Strangers

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SISTERS Frances. Alice. Barbara. Three sisters who were raised together yet took such different paths. One into the glittering world of international society and sophisticated passion.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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

Alto Trek

Alto Trek

Platform: Xerox Alto

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action

The Cottage

The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

A Game of Concentration

A Game of Concentration

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Concentration

Publisher: Atari

Clowns

Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore


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