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Sunday 2 September 1979

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 2, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ron Ng and Gary Hollywood. 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 The Bronx Zoo by Sparky Lyle and Peter Golenbock was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Moment in Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Heiankyo Alien or Head On.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1979 or at September 02 across the years.

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What the sky looked like on 2 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 2 September 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Sophia
  • Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
  • Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ron Ng: Hong Kong actor singer and dancer.
  • Tomer Ben Yosef: Israeli footballer.
  • Gary Hollywood: Scottish actor, who has worked extensively in theatre, film, and television.
  • Tomer Yosef: Israeli footballer.
  • Alex Chu: South Korean-Canadian singer and actor (Clazziquai).
See other famous people born on 02 September
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • I Remember Mama closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 108 performances
  • The Big Thunder Mountain Railroad ride opens in Frontierland at Disneyland. It cost US$15.8 million to build.

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Sport Games on 2 September 1979

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 40 - 34
  • Baltimore Colts - Kansas City Chiefs : 0 - 14
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Denver Broncos : 0 - 10
  • Cleveland Browns - New York Jets : 25 - 22
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 02, 1979 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on September 02, 1979 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

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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War and Remembrance

By: Herman Wouk

These two classic works capture the tide of world events even as they unfold the compelling tale of a single American family drawn into the very center of the war's maelstrom.The

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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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Ghost Story

By: Peter Straub

In life, not every sin goes unpunished. GHOST STORY For four aging men in the terror-stricken town of Milburn, New York, an act inadvertently carried out in their youth

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Heiankyo Alien

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)

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Cosmic Guerilla

Cosmic Guerilla

Platform: Arcade (original) ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Head On

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving, Maze

Publisher: Sega/Gremlin

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Basic Programming

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Atari

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Bowling

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

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Home videos

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

Midnight Express

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc release

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The New Centurions

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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