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Friday 30 June 1978

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Lomba and Ben Cousins. 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. Convoy, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while The Women'S Room by Marilyn French was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Everyday Maths. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Superman or Sargon.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine

Country: United States

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Heaven Can Wait

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie

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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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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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


Starring: Peter Cook

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Sabado loco, loco

Starring: Héctor Suárez, Hilda Aguirre, Blanca Sánchez, Nora Larraga 'Karla'

Country: Mexico

Western von gestern

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 June 1978 ?

  • Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
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  • English Prince Michael marries baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz
  • Larry Doby becomes manager of the Chicago White Sox.
  • Ethiopia begins a massive offensive in Eritrea.

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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


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

The Women'S Room

By: Marilyn French

The twenty-one-million copy bestseller-available again for a new generation of readers Originally published in 1977, The Women's Room was a novel that-for the first time-expressed the inner lives of women who

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Mortal Friends

By: James Carroll

Sweeping from the Irish Rebellion of the early 1920s to the tumultuous Boston of Mayor James Michael Curley and the Kennedys, Mortal Friends is the saga of Irish revolutionary Colman Brady

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The Complete Book Of Running

By: James F. Fixx

Discusses not only the physical benefits of running, but its psychological benefits as well: increasing self-esteem, acquiring a "high" from running, and being able to cope better with pressure and tension.

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By: Judith Krantz

Scruples is the novel that created publishing history, the first-and widely acknowledged to be the very best-novel ever written about the staggeringly luxurious life of a Beverly Hills boutique and the people who work in

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space War

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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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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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action / Platform

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin

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Genre: Chess

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