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Saturday 3 March 1979

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Manuel Benthin and Albert Jorquera. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart. In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Starcrash, directed by Lewis Coates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while How To Prosper During The Coming Bad Years by Howard J. Ruff was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stockard Channing in Just Friends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutie Q or Sundance.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The 47 Ronin

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Chjr Kawarasaki, Yoshizaburo Arashi, Utaemon Ichikawa

Country: United States

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Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: George C. Scott, Peter Boyle, Season Hubley

Country: United States

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The Warriors

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright

Country: United States

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The Great Train Robbery

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Sean Connery, Donald Sutherland, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

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Every Which Way But Loose

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

You Can't Do That on Television

Starring: Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade, Lisa Ruddy

Country: Canada

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Osma ofanziva

Starring: Josip Pejakovic, Djordje Pura, Krunoslav Saric, Branko Licen

The Innes Book of Records

Starring: Neil Innes

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 March 1979 ?

  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day
  • Bulgaria - Liberation Day.
  • Malawi - Martyr's Day.
  • Hinamatsuri - Japanese celebration day for girls.
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

How To Prosper During The Coming Bad Years

By: Howard J. Ruff

Howard J. Ruff, author, financial advisor, founder and editor of The Ruff Times Financial Newsletter. In 1975, Howard began publication of The Ruff Times, a groundbreaking financial advisory newsletter.

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By: Peggy Anderson

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER-OVER TWO MILLION COPIES SOLD! A shocking, inspirational bestseller, Nurse is the story of eight weeks in the life of a nurse in a large urban hospital.

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The Coup

By: John Updike

The Coup describes violent events in the imaginary African nation of Kush, a large, landlocked, drought-ridden, sub-Saharan country led by Colonel Hakim Félix Ellelloû.

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Second Generation

By: Howard Fast

She'll Risk Her Freedom to Find Freedom"A novel of satisfying depth and breadth, written in good, clean, forceful prose." -Chicago TribuneDesperate for independence and scornful of the hypocrisy of the upper

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Atari, Inc

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Temple of Apshai

Platform: TRS-80, Commodore PET, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, IBM PC, VIC-20, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, Macintosh, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Dungeon crawl RPG

Publisher: Automated Simulations

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Cutie Q

Cutie Q

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco


Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Vectorbeam

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