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Tuesday 6 November 1979

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lamar Odom and Marc Abaya. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Heartache Tonight by Eagles. In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits. Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while The Formula by Steve Shagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Speed Freak or Galaxy Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 this week ?

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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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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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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Fascination

Directed by: Jean Rollin

Starring: Franca Ma, Brigitte Lahaie, Jean-Marie Lemaire

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Ayatolla Khomeini takes over in Iran
  • At Montevideo, Uruguay, the International Olympic Committee adopts a resolution, whereby Taiwan Olympic and sports teams will participate with the name Chinese Taipei in future Olympics Games and international sports tournaments and championships.

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Books

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

The Formula

By: Steve Shagan

A blockbuster novel founded in fact, it tells the chilling tale of Germany's most explosive wartime secret - synthetic fuel - that triggers a brutal murder and shock waves in the

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The Ghost Writer

By: Philip Roth

The Ghost Writer introduces Nathan Zuckerman in the 1950s, a budding writer infatuated with the Great Books, discovering the contradictory claims of literature and experience while an overnight guest in the

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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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Serpentine

By: Thomas Thompson

With compelling style and suspense this true-crime book reconstructs the bizarre, bloody journey of a mesmerizing but sinister young man named Charles Sobhraj.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cutie Q

Cutie Q

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Speed Freak

Speed Freak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Vectorbeam

The Datestones of Ryn

The Datestones of Ryn

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

Genre: Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Epyx

Galaxy Wars

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito

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Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

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

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox


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