Wednesday May 02, 1979

US date format: 5/2/1979, UK date format: 2/5/1979

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 2, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jason Chimera and Ioannis Kanotidis. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb. In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Winter Kills, directed by William Richert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour in Australia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Radar Scope or Alien Attack.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
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Events

  • Quadrophenia premieres in London
  • 14th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers and Barbara Mandrell win.

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Winter Kills

Winter Kills

Directed by: William Richert

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Huston, Anthony Perkins, Eli Wallach

Noorie

Noorie

Directed by: Manmohan Krishna

Starring: Farooq Shaikh, Poonam Dhillon, Madan Puri, Iftekhar

Killer Nun

Killer Nun

Directed by: Giulio Berruti

Starring: Anita Ekberg, Paola Morra, Alida Valli, Massimo Serato

The Swap

The Swap

Directed by: Jordan Leondopoulos

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jennifer Warren, Jarred Mickey, Terrayne Crawford

The Tin Drum

The Tin Drum

Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff

Starring: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, Katharina Thalbach

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Love Thy Neighbour in Australia

Love Thy Neighbour in Australia

Directed by: William G. Stewart

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Worzel Gummidge

Worzel Gummidge

Megaroman

Megaroman

Das Dorf an der Grenze

Das Dorf an der Grenze

Days to next May 02

If May 02, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 4 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 12 days.
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Books

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The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum

The Matarese Circle

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An international circle of killers, the Matarese will undoubtedly take over the world within just two years. Only two rival spies have the power to stop them: Scofield, CIA, and Talaniekov,

How To Get Whatever You Want Out Of Life by Dr. Joyce Brothers

How To Get Whatever You Want Out Of Life

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Psychologists have amassed a tremendous amount of information about people. What makes them angry, what frustrates them, what makes them coo with pleasure.

Ss-Gb by Len Deighton

Ss-Gb

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What if WWII went the other way? In this alternative-history novel, Deighton imagines a chilling world where British Command surrendered to the Nazis in 1941, Churchill has been shot, the King

Manhattan by Neal Travis

Manhattan

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Lauren Bacall By Myself by Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall By Myself

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"In a word, LAUREN BACALL BY MYSELF is terrific...one of the real-life heroines of our time...and she wrote this book as she lived it."BOSTON

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aim for the Ace!

Aim for the Ace!

Genre: Sports, Romance

Radar Scope

Radar Scope

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Alien Attack

Alien Attack

Platform: Handheld video game

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Coleco

ABPA Backgammon

ABPA Backgammon

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Mattel Electronics Sears

Speed Freak

Speed Freak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Vectorbeam


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