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Sunday 3 June 1979

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 3, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christian Malcolm and Rumer (musician). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Hot Stuff by Donna Summer. In UK Sunday Girl by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. The Muppet Movie, directed by James Frawley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while The Pigeon Project by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Carga Pesada. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Football or Aim for the Ace!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 3 June 1979

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Movies

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

The Muppet Movie

Directed by: James Frawley

Starring: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Country: United States

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My Brilliant Career

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Wendy Hughes, Robert Grubb

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Alien

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

Country: United States

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Woyzeck

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Eva Mattes, Wolfgang Reichmann, Willy Semmelrogge

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Wise Blood

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Brad Dourif, John Huston, Dan Shor, Harry Dean Stanton

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TV Series

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

Carga Pesada

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Thundercloud

Directed by: Talon Clemow

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Turtle's Progress

Starring: John F. Landry, Michael Attwell, Ruby Head, Tony London

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Love Thy Neighbour in Australia

Directed by: William G. Stewart

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The Danedyke Mystery

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 June 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Kevin Bokelmann - St Kevin's Day.
  • Feast day of St Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs of Uganda.
  • Roman Empire - Festival to Bellona.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Arno Schmidt: German writer, biographer, essayist, translator of literary works from English.
Facts:
  • Madwoman of Central Park West opens on Broadway
  • 33rd Tony Awards: Elephant Man and Sweeny Todd win
  • Ex-President Idi Amin of Uganda flees to Libya
  • Ixtoc I rig in Gulf of Mexico blows; 3 million bbl of oil spilled
  • Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 03, 1979 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1979 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
  2. Reunited - Peaches & Herb
  3. Bee Gees - Love You Inside Out
  4. Sister Sledge - We Are Family
  5. Goodnight Tonight - Wings
  6. Randy Vanwarmer - Just When I Needed You Most
  7. Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) - Jacksons
  8. In The Navy - Village People
  9. The Logical Song - Supertramp
  10. Love Is The Answer - England Dan and John Ford Coley
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now - McFadden & Whitehead
  2. I Wanna Be With You - The Isley Brothers
  3. Reunited - Peaches & Herb
  4. Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
  5. Shake - The Gap Band
  6. Sister Sledge - We Are Family
  7. Raydio - You Can't Change That
  8. Boogie Wonderland - Earth, Wind & Fire
  9. Disco Nights (Rock-Freak) - G.Q.
  10. Rick James - Bustin' Out
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Blondie - Sunday Girl
  2. Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
  3. Dance Away - Roxy Music
  4. Are 'Friends' Electric - Tubeway Army
  5. Boogie Wonderland - Earth Wind & Fire With The Emotions

Books

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

The Pigeon Project

By: Irving Wallace

The Secret. Every man and woman has dreamed of it. Now it's within reach.. and they'll do anything to possess it.

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Overload

By: Arthur Hailey

#1 New York Times bestselling author Arthur Hailey’s suspense-charged novel presents a terrifying question: What happens when a terrorist attack shuts down the power in America’s largest state? In

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How To Get Whatever You Want Out Of Life

By: Dr. Joyce Brothers

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

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Good As Gold

By: Joseph Heller

Bruce Gold, a middle-aged, Jewish professor of English literature, finds himself on the brink of a golden career in politics -- and not a moment too soon, as Gold yearns for

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Trek-80

Trek-80

Platform: TRS-80

Aim for the Ace!

Aim for the Ace!

Genre: Sports, Romance

4-Player Bowling Alley

4-Player Bowling Alley

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Midway

The Datestones of Ryn

The Datestones of Ryn

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

Genre: Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Epyx

Football

Football

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

Home videos

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

You Light Up My Life

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Harry and Walter Go to New York

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Shamus

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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