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Tuesday 23 May 1978

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include 2D (Gorillaz) and Scott Raynor. 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. while The Human Factor by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Revolver. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Casino or Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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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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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Movies

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

F.I.S.T

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle

Country: United States

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Pretty Baby

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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Coming Home

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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The Duellists

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney

Country: United States

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Coma

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Michael Douglas, Rip Torn, Genevive Bujold

Country: United States

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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
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Facts:
  • AL approves transfer of Red Sox to Jean Yawkey for $15M
  • General strike in Peru.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince Fahd -- May 22, 1978
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8589
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince Charles -- May 15, 1978

Books

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

The Human Factor

By: Graham Greene

Maurice Castle is a high-level operative in the British secret service during the Cold War. He is deeply in love with his African wife, who escaped apartheid South Africa with the

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The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

“Majestic! . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own, medieval romances, fierce fairy tales, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury .

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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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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

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Casino

Platform: Atari 2600 Microsoft Windows Xbox Playstation 2

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Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Sargon

Genre: Chess

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Superman

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Atari

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