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Sunday 2 December 1979

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Melissa Archer and Sabina Babayeva. In that special week of December people in US were listening to No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand. In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd 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 Formula by Steve Shagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US) or Super Invader.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Rose of Versailles

Starring: Reiko Tajima, Tarô Shigaki, Hisashi Katsuda, Nachi Nozawa

Country: Japan

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The Legend of King Arthur

Starring: Andrew Burt, Felicity Dean, Maureen O'Brien, David Robb

Country: Australia

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O symvolaiografos

Starring: Giorgos Danis

Country: Greece

Sonne, Wein und harte Nüsse

Starring: Erik Ode, Hilde Volk, Hans-Joachim Frick, Marianne Borgo

Country: Germany

Movies

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

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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Sisters of the Gion

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Isuzu Yamada, Yko Umemura, Benkei Shiganoya

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 December 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
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Facts:
  • Crowds attack US embassy at Tripoli, Libya.
  • Foots Walker becomes the first Cleveland Cavaliers' player to score a triple-double.

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Sport Games on 2 December 1979

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - San Diego Chargers : 28 - 26
  • Baltimore Colts - New York Jets : 17 - 30
  • Chicago Bears - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 14 - 0
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 17 - 37
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Books

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

The Formula

By: Steve Shagan

A blockbuster novel founded in fact, it tells the chilling tale of Germany's most explosive wartime secret - synthetic fuel - that triggers a brutal murder and shock waves in the

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The Establishment

By: Howard Fast

She'll stand up for her family, no matter the cost Former socialite Barbara Lavette is unconcerned about the gossip that surrounds her new marriage. However, her husband Bernie, a poor mechanic whom she met in the midst of World War ...

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The Right Stuff

By: Tom Wolfe

From "America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Super Invader

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Space Invaders clone fixed shooter

Publisher: California Pacific Computer Company

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Apple Trek

Apple Trek

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Apple Inc

Space

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Edu-Ware

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Star Trek: Phaser Strike

Star Trek: Phaser Strike

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Milton Bradley


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