Sunday November 26, 1978

US date format: 11/26/1978, UK date format: 26/11/1978

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 26, 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 Sarah Cahill and Matthew Taylor. 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 Star Ship or Alto Trek.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
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Events

  • 1st lesbian theme TV movie - Question of Love
  • 66th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 20-13
  • Ten die as fire erupts at Holiday Inn in Rochester, New York.

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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 26, 1978

Sport Games on November 26, 1978


NFL

American Football
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Houston Oilers : 10 - 17
  • Los Angeles Rams - Cleveland Browns : 19 - 30
  • Minnesota Vikings - Green Bay Packers : 10 - 10
  • New England Patriots - Baltimore Colts : 35 - 14
  • New Orleans Saints - Atlanta Falcons : 17 - 20
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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 26

If November 26, 1978 is your birthday you're 41 years, 9 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 6 days.
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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?

Star Ship

Star Ship

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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

Astro Battle

Astro Battle

Platform: Arcade Game; Bally Astrocade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Manufacturing

Alto Trek

Alto Trek

Platform: Xerox Alto

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action

Slot Racers

Slot Racers

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: Atari


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