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Saturday 1 September 1979

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Justice Leak and Tim Kennedy. 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. Time After Time, directed by Nicholas Meyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Moment in Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apple Trek or NASL Soccer.
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What the sky looked like on 1 September 1979

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Time After Time

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen, David Warner, Charles Cioffi

Country: United States

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The Onion Field

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: John Savage, James Woods, Franklyn Seales, Ted Danson

Country: United States

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Jade Claw

Directed by: Shan Hua

Starring: Billy Chong, Siu Tin Yuen, Chiu-Sing Hau, Brandy Yuen

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A Man, a Woman and a Bank

Directed by: Noel Black

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Paul Mazursky, Allan Kolman

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Org

Directed by: Fernando Birri

Starring: Terence Hill, Lidija Juracik, Isaac Twen Obu, Nolika Pareda

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TV Series

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

A Moment in Time

Directed by: Ruby Yang

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Ride on Stranger

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Jigsaw

Directed by: Michael Spierig

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The Mallens

Directed by: Brian Mills

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SportsCenter

Starring: Neil Everett, Jalen Rose, Jenn Brown

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 September 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
  • Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • Church of England - Saint Giles
  • Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 01 September
Famous Deaths:
  • Doris Kenyon: Silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), dies at 81.
Facts:
  • Debbie Boone and Gabriel Ferrer wed in LA
  • LA Court orders Clayton Moore to stop wearing Lone Ranger mask
  • The American space probe Pioneer 11 becomes the first spacecraft to visit Saturn when it passes the planet at a distance of 21,000 km.

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Sport Games on 1 September 1979

NFL
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  • Detroit Lions - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 16 - 31
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Books

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

Hanta Yo

By: Ruth Beebe Hill

Stated first edition.

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The Bronx Zoo

By: Sparky Lyle and Peter Golenbock

A behind the scenes expose of Yankee's teammates including Billy Martin, Reggie Jackson and the baseball owner George Steinbrenner.

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The Powers That Be

By: David Halberstam

Crackling with the personalities, conflicts, and ambitions that transformed the media from something that followed the news to something that formed it, "The Powers That Be" is David Halberstam's forceful account

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Class Reunion

By: Rona Jaffe

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Galaxy Wars

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito

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Apple Trek

Apple Trek

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Apple Inc

Invasion Orion

Invasion Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

Starhawk

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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NASL Soccer

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Mattel

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The New Centurions

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Bell, Book and Candle

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Gilda

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Born Yesterday

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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The Anderson Tapes

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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