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Saturday 23 September 1978

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Keri Lynn Pratt and Anthony Mackie. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A. In UK Three Times A Lady by The Commodores was in the top 5 hits. Death on the Nile, directed by John Guillermin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 On TV people were watching Scotch & Wry. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US) or Tournament Table.
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 ?

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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Revolver

Starring: Peter Cook

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 ?

Death on the Nile

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Mia Farrow, Simon MacCorkindale

Country: United States

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Paradise Alley

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Lee Canalito, Armand Assante

Country: United States

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Up in Smoke

Directed by: Lou Adler

Starring: Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Strother Martin

Country: United States

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Days of Heaven

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard

Country: United States

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Piranha

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jay Adler: Actor (Macon County Line, Illegal, Big Combo), dies at 79.
  • Lyman Bostock: American baseball player (murdered) (Born 1950).
Facts:
  • 100,000 cheering Egyptians welcome President Anwar Sadat home from Camp David summit.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Iran in Turmoil; Shah by Simon-Gamma/Liaison; demonstration by Setboun-Sipa/Black Star. Inset: Camp
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8606
  • Time: Inset: Pope John Paul I by Paola Ricci.

Books

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A Game of Concentration

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Concentration

Publisher: Atari

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Slot Racers

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: Atari

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Gee Bee

Gee Bee

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Gremlin Industries

Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US)

Race - Spin-out - Cryptogram (Europe) Speedway / Spin-out / Cryptologic (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey┬▓ (US)

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Tournament Table

Tournament Table

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari


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