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Tuesday 6 March 1979

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robin Andersen and Tim Howard. In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor. Starcrash, directed by Lewis Coates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Mommie Dearest by Christina Crawford 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 Trek-80 or Alien Attack.
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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 6 March 1979 ?

  • In Ghana, - The National independence day.
  • Casimir Pulaski Day in Illinois (2006, first Monday of March).
  • Saint Chrodegang
  • Saint Fridolin
  • Saint Coleta of Ghent
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What news were making the headlines those days in March 1979?

Life magazine


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

Mommie Dearest

By: Christina Crawford

Mommie Dearest is a memoir and exposé written by Christina Crawford, the adopted daughter of actress Joan Crawford. The book, which depicts Christina's childhood and her relationship with her mother, was

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In Search Of History

By: Theodore H. White

Franklin library collectible book

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By: F. Lee Bailey

Secrets, by Bailey, F. Lee

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The Complete Book Of Running

By: James F. Fixx

Discusses not only the physical benefits of running, but its psychological benefits as well: increasing self-esteem, acquiring a "high" from running, and being able to cope better with pressure and tension.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: TRS-80

4-Player Bowling Alley

4-Player Bowling Alley

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Midway

Alien Attack

Platform: Handheld video game

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Coleco

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Monkey Magic

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Nintendo

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Platform: Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Edu-Ware

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