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Tuesday 25 April 1978

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Leticia Birkheuer and Letícia Birkheuer. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees. In UK Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs by Brian & Michael was in the top 5 hits. F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while A Stranger Is Watching by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Come Back, Lucy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space War or Tournament Table.
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 ?

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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The Cousteau Odyssey

Starring: Theodore Strauss, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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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 25 April 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
  • Saint Filo.
  • Official Red Hat Society day.
  • Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
  • Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
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Facts:
  • Phillie Phanatic makes 1st appearance
  • US Supreme Court rules pension plans can't require women to pay more.
  • St. Paul, Minnesota becomes the second U.S. city to repeal its gay rights ordinance after Anita Bryant's successful 1977 anti-gay campaign in Dade County, Florida.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cyrus Vance -- Apr. 24, 1978
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8585
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Saul Steinberg -- Apr. 17, 1978

Books

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

A Stranger Is Watching

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Ronald Thompson knows he never killed Nina Peterson... yet in two days the state of Connecticut will take his life, having found him guilty via due process of law.

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Bloodline

By: Sidney Sheldon

Sheldon's sweeping saga of greed and betrayal, sabotage and danger, and the ties that can kill...Roffe and Sons is a family firm, an international empire filled with desperate, cash-hungry family members.

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The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady

By: Edith Holden

This is a facsimile reproduction of a naturalist's diary for the year 1906. Edith Holden recorded in words and paintings the flora and fauna of the British countryside through the changing seasons of the year.

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The Thorn Birds

By: Colleen McCullough

“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Adventureland

Adventureland

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II series, Atari 8-bit, TI-99/4A, Commodore PET, Commodore 64, IBM-PC, Commodore VIC-20, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64, Exidy Sorcerer

Genre: Interactive Fiction

Publisher: Adventure International

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

Air-Sea War - Battle (Europe) Armored Encounter! / Subchase! (US)

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

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Space War

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Atari Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (American football)

Publisher: Atari

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Tournament Table

Tournament Table

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari


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