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Friday July 6, 1979

US date format: 7/6/1979, UK date format: 6/7/1979

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 6, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kevin Hart (actor) and Nicolas Guillermo. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Ring My Bell by Anita Ward. In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits. Breaking Away, directed by Peter Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Good As Gold by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Mallens. If you liked videogames you were probably playing NASL Soccer or Aim for the Ace!.
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What the sky looked like on 6 July 1979

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Movies

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

Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley

Country: United States

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The Last of the Knucklemen

Directed by: Tim Burstall

Starring: Gerard Kennedy, Michael Preston, Peter Hehir, Dennis Miller

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Dracula

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Donald Pleasence, Kate Nelligan

Country: United States

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Unidentified Flying Oddball

Directed by: Russ Mayberry

Starring: Dennis Dugan, Jim Dale, Ron Moody, Kenneth More

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The Wanderers

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Ken Wahl, Karen Allen, John Friedrich, Toni Kalem

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Mallens

Directed by: Brian Mills

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Carga Pesada

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Thundercloud

Directed by: Talon Clemow

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Love Thy Neighbour in Australia

Directed by: William G. Stewart

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Sapphire & Steel

Written by: Peter Hammond

Starring: David McCallum, Joanna Lumley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 July 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
  • Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
  • Lithuania - Statehood Day.
  • Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
  • Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Van McCoy: Singer / songwriter (Hey Mr DJ, Hustle),...
Facts:
  • IRA-bomb explodes in British consulate in Antwerp
  • 86th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris Evert (64 64)

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Planetary positions on July 06, 1979 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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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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There'S No Such Place As Far Away

By: Richard Bach

When she was about to turn five, a little girl named Rae Hansen invited Richard Bach to her birthday party. Though deserts, storms, mountains, and a thousand miles separated them, Rae

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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 ?

Aim for the Ace!

Aim for the Ace!

Genre: Sports, Romance

Star Fire

Star Fire

Platform: Arcade, Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: 3d shooter

Publisher: Exidy

Aim for the Ace!

Aim for the Ace!

Genre: Sports, Romance

Football

Football

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

NASL Soccer

NASL Soccer

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Mattel

Home videos

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

Shenandoah

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc release

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Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Jaws 2

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc release

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The Taming of the Shrew

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Shamus

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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