Dates In Movies

Dates In Movies : 1978

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Devils Rejects, The

- Firefly Ranch gets raided

A cue card at the beginning of The Devils Rejects lets us know this is when the cops storm the Firefly ranch

May 18th 1978
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Flight of the Navigator

- Frisbee Dog Championship

Compliance! After dog frisbee David Lightman goes missing for 8 years

July 4th 1978
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Fighter, The

- Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Dicky Ecklund

Sugar Ray Leonard fought Dicky Ecklund, as mentioned multiple times by Dicky Ecklund

July 18th 1978
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Christine

- First Car

Arnie Cunningham buys Christine

September 12th 1978
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Halloween

- Michael Myers Escapes

Michael Myers escapes the psychiatric hospital in John Carpenter's Halloween

October 30th 1978
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Halloween

- Michael Goes Home

After escaping a psychiatric hospital Michael Myers returns to Haddonfield

October 31st 1978
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Halloween 2

- Hospital

Laurie Strode is taken to the hospital, Michael Myers followers her there

October 31st 1978
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Christine

- Thanksgiving

Arnie visits Dennis in hospital on Thanksgiving

November 23rd 1978
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Goodfellas

Parnell Edwards was murdered by Tommy DeSimone

December 18th 1978
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Christine

- Christine Destroyed

Dennis and Leigh destroy Christine at Darnell's junkyard

December 31st 1978