1978

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January 6 File 770 begins publication
February 29 Eric Frank Russell dies
March 24-26 First Norwescon regional held
Easter Skycon
May Warhoon 28, the 600+ page Walt Willis issue is published by Richard Bergeron
May 19-21 First Nutria Con held
June 28 J. Michael Rosenblum dies
July 28-30 First Paracon held
August 20-October 4 DUFF: Paul Stevens (North)
August 30 - September 4 (Labor Day) IguanaCon II (Worldcon)
October 7-9 First Noncon held
October 13-15 First Maplecon held
November 11 First OryCon held



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4th World Fantasy Convention - AggieCon IX - Amelia Reynolds Long - Andre Norton Award - Anokon - Anokon 1 - Apricon - Apricon 1 - Archon II - Artkane III - August Party - AutoClave 3 - BYOB-Con 8 - Balticon 12 - Best Lines - Boskone 15 - Brookcon - Bubonicon 10 - ChambanaCon 8 - Chattacon 3 - Chattacon 4 - Coastcon - Coastcon 1978 - Codclave 4 - ConClave 3 - ConFusion Pi - Conebulus 2 - Coscon - Couleecon I - Darkover Grand Council - Darkover Grand Council 1978 - Darkover Grand Council 1979 - DeepSouthCon 16 - Desertcon - Desertcon VI - Don Day - Dubuquon I - Empirecon 1 - Empiricon - Empiricon 1 - Fantasy Faire VIII - File 770 - Halfacon 78 - Hark!Con - IguanaCon II - J. Francis Mccomas - Kubla Khan Sex - LA in '78 - LICon - Leigh Brackett - LepreCon 4 - Loscon 5 - Lunacon 21 - Mainstream - Marcon XIII - MediaWest*Con - Midwestcon 29 - MileHiCon 10 - Minicon 13 - Moncon - Moncon II - Mort Weisinger - Mythcon IX - Norwescon - Norwescon 1 - Norwescon 1.5 - Nutria Con - Nutria Con '78 - OKon 2 - Omni - On and On into the Night - Orangecon - Orangecon '78 - OryCon - OryCon 0 - Paracon - Paracon I - PgHLANGE X - Philcon 1978 - Phoenix in '78 - Prometheus Award - Pulpcon 7 - Rhysling Award - Rivercon IV - Roc*Kon 2 - Rovacon III - SF-Comics Minicon - StellarCon III - Stobcler - The Portland Science Fiction Symposium - Toronto in '78 - Totocon - Totocon 2 - Tropiccon - Unicon 4 - Unicon/Fancon - Warren Fitzgerald - Westercone - Windycon V - WisCon 2 - X-Con 2

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