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Monday 27 March 1978

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Amélie Cocheteux and Leo Aberer. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees. In UK Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush was in the top 5 hits. while All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ein Mann will nach oben. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalanche or The Cottage.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Michael Douglas, Rip Torn, Genevive Bujold

Country: United States

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High Anxiety

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman

Country: United States

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The Gauntlet

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Ein Mann will nach oben

Starring: Mathieu Carrière, Ursela Monn, Walter Buschhoff, Karl Michael Vogler

Het is weer zo laat!

Written by: Gied Jaspars, Ellen Jens, Wim T. Schippers, Wim van der Linden

Starring: Dolf Brouwers, Cor Beurskens, Rob van Houten, Henk Laan

Country: Netherlands

The Les Dawson Show

Starring: Semina Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Abarenbô Shôgun

Starring: Ken Matsudaira, Shinya Hashimoto

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 March 1978 ?

  • St. Augusta
  • Angolan Victory Day.
  • World Theatre Day
  • St. John of Egypt
  • St. Lydia
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Famous Deaths:
  • Rutles All You Need is Cash is shown on British TV
  • Bob Fosse's Dancin' opens at Broadhurst Theater in New York City for 1,774 performances.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Begin and Arafat -- Mar. 27, 1978
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8581
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Coal Crisis -- Mar. 20, 1978


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

All Things Wise And Wonderful

By: James Herriot

Readers adored James Herriot's tales of his life as a Yorkshire animal doctor in All Creatures Great and Small and All Things Bright and Beautiful.

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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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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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Looking Out For Number One

By: Robert Ringer

In this self-confidence and life-enhancing bible, bestselling author Robert Ringer guides you on the most exciting and rewarding journey of your life.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

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Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Atari

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Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gremlin

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Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

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