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Wednesday 30 August 1978

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Swizz Beatz and Sinead Kerr. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Grease by Frankie Valli. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 On TV people were watching Keménykalap és krumpliorr. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sky Diver or Alto Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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Keménykalap és krumpliorr

Starring: Krisztián Kovács, Alfonzó, Gábor Berkes, István Gruber

Country: Hungary

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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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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Movies

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

Piranha

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy

Country: United States

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Eyes of Laura Mars

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Dourif

Country: United States

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Interiors

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith

Country: United States

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The Driver

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani

Country: United States

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Animal House

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tom Hulce

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 August 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: trans-Atlantic balloon crossing.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8603
  • Time: Candidates for Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, clockwise fr. top L: Cardinal Baggio, Cardinal Pig

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Depth Charge

Depth Charge

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: The Elektrik Keyboard

Dynasty (video game)

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

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Sky Diver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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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

Alto Trek

Alto Trek

Platform: Xerox Alto

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action


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