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Saturday 30 December 1978

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tyrese and Dikla Hamdy. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Please Stand By. If you liked videogames you were probably playing MUD1 or Space War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 30 days ?

Every Which Way But Loose

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis

Country: United States

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

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The Last Wave

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, David Gulpilil

Country: United States

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Superman

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Force 10 from Navarone

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Harrison Ford, Robert Shaw, Edward Fox

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 December 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tyrese: American singer and actor.
  • Dikla Hamdy: Miss Israel Universe (1997).
  • Tyrese Gibson: American Grammy-nominated R&B singer, songwriter, actor, author, television producer, former fashion model and MTV VJ.
  • Devin Brown: American basketball player.
  • Phillips Idowu: English triple jumper.
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Facts:
  • King & I closes at Uris Theater NYC after 719 performances
  • Ohio State dismisses Woody Hayes as its football coach.

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Sport Games on 30 December 1978

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American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Dallas Cowboys : 20 - 27
  • Denver Broncos - Pittsburgh Steelers : 10 - 33
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Leaders Carter, Teng, Begin -- Dec. 25, 1978
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8620
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Convention Fever -- Dec. 18, 1978

Books

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

Chesapeake

By: James A. Michener

In this classic novel, James A. Michener brings his grand epic tradition to bear on the four-hundred-year saga of America’s Eastern Shore, from its Native American roots to the modern age.

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War and Remembrance

By: Herman Wouk

These two classic works capture the tide of world events even as they unfold the compelling tale of a single American family drawn into the very center of the war's maelstrom.The

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The Ann Landers Encyclopedia A To Z

By: Ann Landers

Classic Ann Landers self help: covers all topics: medical; social; sexual; spiritual. Vol. I ends in the H subjects.

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A Distant Mirror

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman—the acclaimed author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Guns of August—once again marshals her gift for character, history, and sparkling prose to compose an astonishing portrait of medieval

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space War

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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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

MUD1

MUD1

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Space Invaders

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Fixed shooter

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Space War

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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