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Tuesday 3 April 1979

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Grégoire (musician) and Zoumana Camara. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor. In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Phantasm, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Ss-Gb by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching J.J. de Bom voorheen: 'De kindervriend'. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Heiankyo Alien or The Datestones of Ryn.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister

Country: United States

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The Champ

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Starring: Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, Ricky Schroder

Country: United States

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The China Syndrome

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas

Country: United States

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Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: John Savage, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo

Country: United States

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The 47 Ronin

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Chjr Kawarasaki, Yoshizaburo Arashi, Utaemon Ichikawa

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

J.J. de Bom voorheen: 'De kindervriend'

Starring: Wieteke van Dort, Joost Prinsen, Aart Staartjes, Hans Dorrestijn


Written by: Vivian Horner, Sandy Kavanaugh

Starring: Elizabeth Abbassi, Dale Engel, George James, Jim Jinkins

Country: Canada

Anno domini 1573

Starring: Fabijan Sovagovic, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Franjo Majetic, Sergio Mimica-Gezzan

Stockard Channing in Just Friends

Written by: Eric Cohen, Nick Arnold

Starring: Stockard Channing, Gerrit Graham, Mimi Kennedy, Lou Criscuolo

Country: United States

Djavolje sjeme

Starring: Ivo Gregurevic, Sven Lasta, Vera Zima, Miodrag Krivokapic

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 April 1979 ?

  • Saint Sixtus I
  • Saint Agape (died 304)
  • Saint Richard (d.1253)
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  • Jane M Byrne (D), elected 1st woman Mayor of Chicago, Illinois

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


By: Len Deighton

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

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The Culture Of Narcissism

By: Christopher Lasch

When The Culture of Narcissism was first published, it was clear that Christopher Lasch had identified something important: what was happening to American society in the wake of the decline of

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In Search Of History

By: Theodore H. White

Franklin library collectible book

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Hanta Yo

By: Ruth Beebe Hill

Stated first edition.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Auto Racing

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Mattel

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Vectorbeam

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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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The Datestones of Ryn

The Datestones of Ryn

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

Genre: Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Epyx


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Vectorbeam

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