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Saturday 9 June 1979

1979-06-09

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love You Inside Out by Bee Gees. In UK Sunday Girl by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Rocky II, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Rocky II

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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The Game of Death

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Bruce Lee, Gig Young, Colleen Camp

Country: United States

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A Force of One

Directed by: Paul Aaron

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Chuck Norris, Clu Gulager

Country: United States

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The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Chia Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Chia Yung Liu

Country: United States

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The Brood

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Turtle's Progress

Starring: John F. Landry, Michael Attwell, Ruby Head, Tony London

Country: United Kingdom

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Highcliffe Manor

Written by: Brad Buckner

Starring: Shelley Fabares, Stephen McHattie, Eugenie Ross-Leming, Gerald Gordon

Country: United States

Stockard Channing in Just Friends

Written by: Eric Cohen, Nick Arnold

Starring: Stockard Channing, Gerrit Graham, Mimi Kennedy, Lou Criscuolo

Country: United States

The Innes Book of Records

Starring: Neil Innes

Country: United Kingdom

Make Me Laugh

Written by: George Foster, Mort Green

Starring: Richard Belzer, Debra 'Tippit' Clark, Herbert Jefferson Jr., Anne Lockhart

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 June 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Efrem=Saint Ephraim, deacon, Doctor of the Church
  • Blessed Diana d'Andalo
  • Saint Pelagia, virgin, martyr [BLS]
  • Saint Vincent, deacon, martyr [BLS]
  • Blessed Richard, bishop of Andria, Apulia
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rachel Sylvia: American teenager who lived in the cult camp of David Koresh from the time she was four, when her mom joined.
  • Émilie Loit: French tennis player who rose to fame when she played against American superstar Serena Williams before losing 6–3, 6–7, 5–7 in a tough first round 2003 Australian Open match.
  • Dario Dainelli: Italian footballer.
  • Akiko Kobayashi: Japanese voice actress and singer.
  • Ryoko Kuninaka: Japanese actress and singer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Cyclone Taylor: Canadian ice hockey player and politician (d. 1979).
Facts:
  • 111th Belmont: Ruben Hernandez aboard Coastal wins in 2:28.6
  • 49th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Wendy Turnbull (62 60)
  • Phillies wear burgundy uniforms for 1st and last time
  • Michael Cairney topples a record row of 169,713 dominoes.
  • The Ghost Train Fire at Luna Park Sydney (New South Wales, Australia) kills seven.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1979?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Russell Baker -- June 4, 1979
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8643
  • Life: Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Sophie's Choice

By: William Styron

Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan ...

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Overload

By: Arthur Haile

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Memories of Another Day

By: Harold Robbins

Harold Robbins, the world's most popular and captivating storyteller, has created what may well be the most significant book ever written about the rise of the labor unions.

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Jailbird

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ABPA Backgammon

ABPA Backgammon

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Mattel Electronics Sears

Basic Programming

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Atari

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Ozma Wars

Ozma Wars

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 3 / PSP

Genre: fixed shooter

Publisher: SNK

Radar Scope

Radar Scope

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Star Fire

Platform: Arcade, Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: 3d shooter

Publisher: Exidy

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