It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
The Onion Field, directed by Harold Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 12 September 1979 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Directed by: Harold Becker
Starring: John Savage, James Woods, Franklyn Seales
Country: United States
Directed by: Nicholas Meyer
Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen, David Warner
Directed by: Terry Jones
Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin
Directed by: Francis Coppola
Starring: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall
Directed by: B.W.L. Norton
Starring: Candy Clark, Bo Hopkins, Ron Howard
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Starring: Jack Elam, Jeffrey Kramer, Millie Slavin, Bill Erwin
Starring: Neil Everett, Jalen Rose, Jenn Brown
Starring: Alan Arkin, Sally Field, Cheryl Ladd
Written by: Peter Hammond
Starring: David McCallum, Joanna Lumley
Country: United Kingdom
Starring: Bob Hoskins, Norman Rossington, David Beckett, Sylvester McCoy
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1979 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1979 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
By: Arthur Haile
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.
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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Platform: PC-8001 Arcade Apple II Game Boy Super Famicom Microsoft Windows Mobile phone
Genre: Action, Puzzle, Maze
Publisher: Denki Onkyō (original release) Meldac (Game Boy) Nihon Bussan (Super Famicom)
Genre: Multi-directional shooter
Publisher: Nintendo (Japan, Europe) Exidy (North America)
Platform: Apple II
Genre: Role-playing video game
Genre: Sports, Romance