Thursday 8 November 1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Totò Cascio and Dania Ramirez.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Heartache Tonight by Eagles.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure or Star Trek: Phaser Strike.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 November 1979 ?
- Totò Cascio: Italian film and television actor who won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 1990 for his role in "Nuovo Cinema Paradiso" ("New Paradise Cinema"), internationally released as "Cinema Paradiso" (1988).
- Dania Ramirez: Dominican actress.
- Andrea Benatti: Italian rugby player.
- Aaron Hughes: Northern Irish footballer.
- ABC broadcasts Iran Crisis: American Held Hostage with Frank Reynolds (forerunner to Nightline)
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