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Wednesday 21 June 1978

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Erica Durance and Jean-Pascal Lacoste. In that special week of June 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. Convoy, directed by Sam Peckinpah, 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 Everyday Maths. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clowns or Slot Racers.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Jaws 2

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton

Country: United States

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Grease

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

Country: United States

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Damien: Omen II

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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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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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 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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Historical Events

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Howard Jarvis -- June 19, 1978
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8593
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph Califano -- June 12, 1978

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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Stained Glass

By: William F. Buckley Jr

Blackford Oakes returns! The spy who made SAVING THE QUEEN so memorable now tackles the problem of Count Axel Wintergrin, whose campaign for a unified Germany is causing panic on

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Gnomes

By: Rien Poortvliet

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

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Scruples

By: Judith Krantz

Scruples is the novel that created publishing history, the first-and widely acknowledged to be the very best-novel ever written about the staggeringly luxurious life of a Beverly Hills boutique and the people who work in

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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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Space War

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Blasto

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

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Brain Games

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Puzzle

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Slot Racers

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: Atari

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