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Tuesday 23 May 1978

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 23, 1978). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michael Gonzalez (pitcher) and Maelle Gavet. In that special week of May people in US were listening to With A Little Luck by Wings. In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Fedora, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Coming Into The Country by John McPhee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heiter bis wolkig. If you liked videogames you were probably playing A Game of Concentration or Cosmic Conflict.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 23 May 1978

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Movies

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

Fedora

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: William Holden, Marthe Keller, Hildegard Knef, José Ferrer

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The Night, the Prowler

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Starring: Ruth Cracknell, John Frawley, Kerry Walker, John Derum

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Corvette Summer

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

Starring: Mark Hamill, Annie Potts, Eugene Roche, William Bryant

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Our Winning Season

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Scott Jacoby, Deborah Benson, Dennis Quaid, Robert Wahler

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Malibu Beach

Directed by: Robert J. Rosenthal

Starring: Kim Lankford, James Daughton, Susan Player, Michael Luther

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TV Series

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

Heiter bis wolkig

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High Hopes

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

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Haikara-san ga tôru

Muteki Kôjin Daitân 3

Jhonny Allon Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • AL approves transfer of Red Sox to Jean Yawkey for $15M
  • General strike in Peru.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 23, 1978 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1978 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. With A Little Luck - Wings
  2. Too Much, Too Little, Too Late - Johnny Mathis
  3. You're The One That I Want - John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
  4. Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing
  5. Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You
  6. Chuck Mangione - Feels So Good
  7. Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You
  8. Atlanta Rhythm Section - Imaginary Lover
  9. Jefferson Starship - Count On Me
  10. George Benson - On Broadway
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. The O'Jays - Use Ta Be My Girl
  2. The Isley Brothers - Take Me To The Next Phase
  3. The Grooveline - Heatwave
  4. Rufus/Chaka Khan - Stay
  5. Too Much, Too Little, Too Late - Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams
  6. George Benson - On Broadway
  7. Dance With Me - Peter Brown With Betty Wright
  8. Jimmy "Bo" Horne - Dance Across The Floor
  9. George Duke - Dukey Stick (Part One)
  10. Faze-O - Riding High
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring
  2. Night Fever - The Bee Gees
  3. Darts - The Boy From New York City
  4. Too Much Too Little Too Late - Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams
  5. Automatic Lover - Dee D Jackson

Books

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

Coming Into The Country

By: John McPhee

Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. It is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal,

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The Final Conclave

By: Malachi Martin

The Final Conclave

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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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The Holcroft Covenant

By: Robert Ludlum

The Fourth Reich is waiting to arise—and the only man who can stop it is about to sign its birth certificate.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Ship

Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Cosmic Conflict

Cosmic Conflict

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

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Magnavox / Philips

Starfleet Orion

Starfleet Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

A Game of Concentration

A Game of Concentration

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Concentration

Publisher: Atari

Home videos

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

Animal Crackers

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Frankenstein

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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The Sting

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Airport '77

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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Ruggles of Red Gap

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc

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