A Year In The Life Of The USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32)
1978

On TV...

20/20

Bracken

Dallas

Fantasy Island

At the Movies...

Coming Home

Heaven Can Wait

Midnight Express

The Buddy Holly Story

The Academy Awards...(hosted by Johnny Carson)
Best Picture is - The Deer Hunter
Best Actor is - Jon Voight
Best Actress is - Jane Fonda

 

 

Some of the Celebrities Who Died This Year:

January

Hubert H. Humphrey

February

Harry Stanton

March

Joe Bonomo

April

Will Geer

May

Virgil S. Taylor

June

Johnny Bond

July

Gene Tunney

August

Robert Shaw

September

Edgar Bergen

October

Gig Young

November

Scott Newman

December

Chill Wills

World Events for 1978...

Date

Event

25 July

1st test tube baby is born

6 September

1st commercially available cellular phone

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