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Tuesday 27 June 1978

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anna Kumble and Zahia Ziouani. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Heaven Can Wait, directed by Warren Beatty, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Scruples by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Everyday Maths. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Conflict or Sky Diver.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Everyday Maths

Starring: Arthur English, Jack Wild

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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America 2-Night

Starring: Martin Mull, Fred Willard

Country: United States

The Les Dawson Show

Starring: Semina Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Heaven Can Wait

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie

Country: United States

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Convoy

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine

Country: United States

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Jaws 2

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton

Country: United States

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Grease

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

Country: United States

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Damien: Omen II

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 June 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
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Facts:
  • Henry Rono of Kenya sets record for 3,000 m, 7:32.1
  • US Seasat 1, first oceanographic satellite, launched into polar orbit.
  • Soyuz 30 carries two cosmonauts (one Polish) to Salyut 6 space station.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Women in Sports -- June 26, 1978
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8594
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Howard Jarvis -- June 19, 1978

Books

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

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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The Honorable Schoolboy

By: John le Carré

Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library / First Edition Society, 1977. First edition. Full-leather. Bound in orange brown full leather with raised bands, gilt-decorated and -titled, all edges gilt.

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The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien

"Majestic!...readers of THE HOBBIT and THE LORD OF THE RINGS...will find THE SILMARILLION a cosmology to call their own...medieval romances, fierce fairy tales and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury...it

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Illusions

By: Richard Bach

In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

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Cosmic Conflict

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

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Magnavox / Philips

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Alto Trek

Alto Trek

Platform: Xerox Alto

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action

Sky Diver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Video Pinball

Platform: Dedicated console, Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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