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Tuesday 21 November 1978

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lucia Jimenez and Michael Bilandic. 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 Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jim Knopf und die wilde 13. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire Truck or Alto Trek.
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 ?

The Moon Stallion

Starring: Tabu, Sarah Sutton, David Haig, John Abineri

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Scotch & Wry

Starring: Rikki Fulton, Gregor Fisher, Claire Nielson, Tony Roper

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Sandbaggers

Written by: Ian Mackintosh

Starring: Roy Marsden, Ray Lonnen, Jerome Willis, Bob Sherman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Same Time, Next Year

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Alan Alda, Ellen Burstyn, Ivan Bonar

Country: United States

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The Lord of the Rings

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes

Country: United States

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The Wild Geese

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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The Wiz

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell

Country: United States

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Midnight Express

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 November 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Hello Day
  • Bangladesh - Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh
  • R.C. Saints - Presentation of Mary
  • World Television Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Bob Horner of Braves wins NL Rookie of Year Award

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Election winners Brown, Bradley, Carey, Kassebaum, Cochran and Thompson
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8615
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Battered Dollar -- Nov. 13, 1978

Books

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

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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Pulling Your Own Strings

By: Wayne W. Dyer

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer reveals how we all can prevent ourselves from being victimised by others and begin to operate from a position of power at the centre of our own

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Fools Die

By: Mario Puzo

From the blockbuster author of The Godfather, here is the international and New York Times bestseller about the feverish world of a big-time gambler.

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Faeries

By: Brian Froud and Alan Lee

A quarter of a century after its initial publication, and with more than a million copies in print worldwide, Brian Froud and Alan Lee’s Faeries is a certified fantasy classic.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3-D Docking Mission

3-D Docking Mission

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Programma International The Elektrik Keyboard

Fire Truck

Fire Truck

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Starfleet Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

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Alto Trek

Alto Trek

Platform: Xerox Alto

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action

The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

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