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Friday 30 November 1979

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andres Nocioni and Chris Atkinson. In that special week of November people in US were listening to No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand. In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits. Star Trek: The Motion Picture, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while The Establishment by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asteroids or Star Trek: Phaser Strike.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1979 or at November 30 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Country: United States

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Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Carl de Vogt, Ressel Orla, Georg John

Country: United States

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Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Carl de Vogt, Ressel Orla, Georg John

Country: United States

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Quadrophenia

Directed by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Philip Davis

Country: United States

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Fascination

Directed by: Jean Rollin

Starring: Franca Ma, Brigitte Lahaie, Jean-Marie Lemaire

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Enchanted Castle

Starring: Candida Beveridge, Georgia Slowe, Simon Sheard, Marcus Scott-Barrett

Country: United Kingdom

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Struck by Lightning

Starring: Jack Elam, Jeffrey Kramer, Millie Slavin, Bill Erwin

Country: United States

SportsCenter

Starring: Neil Everett, Jalen Rose, Jenn Brown

Country: United States

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Carol Burnett & Company

Starring: Alan Arkin, Sally Field, Cheryl Ladd

Country: United States

Sapphire & Steel

Written by: Peter Hammond

Starring: David McCallum, Joanna Lumley

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 November 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Cities for Life Day; 300 cities around the world declare their opposition to the death penalty
  • Official End of the Hurricane Season
  • Philippines - Andres Bonifacio Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew the apostle
  • Also see November 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Ted Koppel becomes anchor of nightly news on Iranian Hostages (ABC)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ayatullah Khomeini and Jimmy Carter -- Nov. 26, 1979
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8668
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hostages in Iran -- Nov. 19, 1979

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 ?

Asteroids

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Beam Invader

Beam Invader

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Tekunon Kougyou

Speed Freak

Speed Freak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Vectorbeam

Star Trek: Phaser Strike

Star Trek: Phaser Strike

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Starhawk

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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