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Wednesday 29 November 1978

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Vicuna and Arlena Twigg. In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Don't Bring Me Flowers by Barbra & Neil. In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits. Same Time, Next Year, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jim Knopf und die wilde 13. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Superman or The Cottage.
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 ?

The Moon Stallion

Starring: Tabu, Sarah Sutton, David Haig, John Abineri

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Same Time, Next Year

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Alan Alda, Ellen Burstyn, Ivan Bonar

Country: United States

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The Lord of the Rings

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes

Country: United States

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The Wild Geese

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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The Wiz

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell

Country: United States

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Midnight Express

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 November 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Radbod
  • former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Republic Day
  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
  • Israel - Kaftet be-November (commemoration of the U.N. decision in 1947 to partition Palestine)
  • Albania - Liberation Day (Dita e �lirimit)
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Facts:
  • UN observes international day of solidarity with Palestinian people, boycotted by US and about 20 other countries
  • United Nations observes "international day of solidarity with the Palestinian people," boycotted by US and about 20 other countries.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Letitia Baldridge -- Nov. 27, 1978
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8616
  • Time: Election winners Brown, Bradley, Carey, Kassebaum, Cochran and Thompson

Books

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

Gnomes

By: Rien Poortvliet

The delightful classic Gnomes has been repackaged in this exceptional collector's edition to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this magical book.

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American Caesar

By: William Manchester

Inspiring, outrageous... A thundering paradox of a man. Douglas MacArthur, one of only five men in history to have achieved the rank of General of the United States Army.

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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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Mommie Dearest

By: Christina Crawford

Mommie Dearest is a memoir and exposé written by Christina Crawford, the adopted daughter of actress Joan Crawford. The book, which depicts Christina's childhood and her relationship with her mother, was

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Superman

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Atari

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The Cottage

Platform: Oden, IBM PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Scandinavian PC Systems

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MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Starfleet Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

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Tournament Table

Tournament Table

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari


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