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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 1978.
The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on March 1978: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1978?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1978 Timbuktu! opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 243 performances
  • 02 Mar 1978 1st broadcast of Dallas on CBS TV
  • 04 Mar 1978 Chicago Daily News, founded in 1875, publishes last issue.
  • 05 Mar 1978 Hello, Dolly! opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 152 performances
  • 06 Mar 1978 Hustler publisher Larry Flynt shot and crippled by a sniper in Georgia, USA.
  • 07 Mar 1978 Belgian baron Charles Bracht is kidnapped.
  • 08 Mar 1978 The first radio episode of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams, is transmitted on BBC Radio 4.
  • 09 Mar 1978 Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa Canada won by Linichuk and Karponosov
  • 10 Mar 1978 Soyuz 28 returns to Earth.
  • 11 Mar 1978 Terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, Israel; 45 killed.
  • 12 Mar 1978 Eric Heiden skates world record 1000 metre (1:14.99).
  • 13 Mar 1978 Moluccans "suicide commandos" occupy Province house.
  • 14 Mar 1978 US Marines terminate Molukse action in Province house (one dead).
  • 15 Mar 1978 Somalia and Ethiopia signed a truce to end the Ethiopian-Somali War.
  • 16 Mar 1978 Amoco Cadiz spills 223,000 tons of crude oil off French coast
  • 17 Mar 1978 Amoco Cadiz tanker spills 1.6 mil gallons of oil off French coast
  • 18 Mar 1978 250,000 attend rock concert California Jam II in Ontario, California.
  • 19 Mar 1978 Sally Little wins LPGA Kathryn Crosby / Honda Civic Golf Classic
  • 21 Mar 1978 The U.S. most comprehensive homosexual rights bill is passed in San Francisco
  • 22 Mar 1978 Robert Frost Plaza, at California, Drumm and Market, SF, dedicated
  • 23 Mar 1978 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 24 Mar 1978 Wings release With a Little Luck
  • 26 Mar 1978 The control tower and some other facilities of New Tokyo International Airport, which was scheduled to open on March 31, are illegally occupied and damaged by terrorist attack by New Left activists, being forced to reschedule its opening date to May 20.
  • 27 Mar 1978 Rutles All You Need is Cash is shown on British TV
  • 28 Mar 1978 The US Supreme Court hands down 5-3 decision in Stump v. Sparkman, 435 U.S. 349, a controversial case involving involuntary sterilization and judicial immunity.
  • 30 Mar 1978 History of the American Film opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • 31 Mar 1978 Wings release London Town album

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Rangasthalam

Rangasthalam

Directed by: Sukumar

Starring: Ram Charan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Aadhi, Jagapathi Babu

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Country: United States of America

I Remember Mama

I Remember Mama

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn

Country: United States of America

The Leopard

The Leopard

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Paolo Stoppa

Country: United States of America

The Patsy

The Patsy

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, Orville Caldwell, Marie Dressler, Lawrence Gray

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1978?
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Whistle by James Jones

Whistle

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Includes "Notes from the Editors" flyer. `` Full brown leather with gilt decoration on boards and spine, satin moire endpapers, guided end pages, raised bands on spine, sewn in satin bookmark.

Designing Your Face by Way Bandy

Designing Your Face

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Designing Your Face: An Illustrated Guide to Using Cosmetics

The Book Of Merlyn by Terence H. White

The Book Of Merlyn

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This magnificent fantasy of the last days of King Arthur, his faithful magician and his animal teachers, completes the tragedy and romance of THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING.

The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

The Amityville Horror

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In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers,

Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon

Bloodline

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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.