Thursday November 23, 1978

US date format: 11/23/1978, UK date format: 23/11/1978

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 23, 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 Alison Mosshart and Kayvan Novak. 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. Hababam Sinifi Dokuz Doguruyor, directed by Kartal Tibet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rentner haben niemals Zeit. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Phasor Zap or Atari Football.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
  • Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
  • Georgia - St George's Day
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
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Movies

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Hababam Sinifi Dokuz Doguruyor

Hababam Sinifi Dokuz Doguruyor

Directed by: Kartal Tibet

Starring: Münir Özkul, Adile Nasit, Sener Sen, Perran Kutman

Orchestra Rehearsal

Orchestra Rehearsal

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Balduin Baas, Clara Colosimo, Elizabeth Labi, Ronaldo Bonacchi

The Mafu Cage

The Mafu Cage

Directed by: Karen Arthur

Starring: Lee Grant, Carol Kane, Will Geer, James Olson

The Cat and the Canary

The Cat and the Canary

Directed by: Radley Metzger

Starring: Honor Blackman, Michael Callan, Edward Fox, Wendy Hiller

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

Sport Games on November 23, 1978

Sport Games on November 23, 1978


NFL

American Football
  • Denver Broncos - Detroit Lions : 14 - 17
  • Washington Redskins - Dallas Cowboys : 10 - 37
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TV Series

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Rentner haben niemals Zeit

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

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

Days to next November 23

If November 23, 1978 is your birthday you're 41 years, 8 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

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

Scruples by Judith Krantz

Scruples

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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

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.

The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx

The Complete Book Of Running

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gee Bee

Gee Bee

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Gremlin Industries

Dynasty (video game)

Dynasty (video game)

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Phasor Zap

Phasor Zap

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: The Elektrik Keyboard

Atari Football

Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

Pirate Adventure

Pirate Adventure

Platform: TRS-80, Vic 20, TI-99/4A, Apple II Plus, Commodore PET, Commodore 16, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64

Genre: text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International


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