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Monday 3 December 1979

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rainbow Sun Francks and Andrea Spada. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Babe by Styx. 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 Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutie Q or Sundance.
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 3 December 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of Disabled Persons - [1]
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
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Facts:
  • Christies auctions a thimble for a record $18,400
  • Iran accepts constitution.
  • Eleven trampled to death at The Who concert in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 45th Heisman Trophy Award: Charles White, Southern California (RB).
  • In Cincinnati, Ohio, 11 fans are suffocated in a crush for seats on the concourse outside Riverfront Coliseum before a Who concert .

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Sport Games on 3 December 1979

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  • Oakland Raiders - New Orleans Saints : 42 - 35
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Books

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

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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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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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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James Herriot'S Yorkshire

By: James Herriot

James Herriot writes about the glorious moors, the gentle dales, dry-stone walls and sturdy farmhouses, ruined abbeys and castles among the hills, market towns, country villages and bracing, windy beaches, as

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomb Bee

Bomb Bee

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

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

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Adventure

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Atari, Inc

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Cutie Q

Cutie Q

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Sundance

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Cinematronics

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