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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin Juliana (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from September 4, 1948 till April 30, 1980 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
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  • The Netherlands had about 13.9 million citizens.
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Weather

The temperature on February 14, 1978 was between -2.8 °C and 1.3 °C and averaged -0.1 °C. There was 1.8 mm of rain during 1.3 hours. The heavily clouded was. The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the southwest.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 14, 1978 at Delpher


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Names that were popular for boys in 1978
  • Jan
  • Johannes
  • Michael
  • Jeroen
  • Martijn
  • Mark
  • David
  • Dennis
  • Peter
  • Pieter
  • Paul
  • Robert
  • Patrick
  • Richard
  • Bart
Names that were popular for girls in 1978
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Sandra
  • Linda
  • Marieke
  • Jennifer
  • Patricia
  • Esther
  • Jessica
  • Monique
  • Wendy
  • Caroline
  • Saskia
  • Laura
  • Sarah