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Friday 7 September 1979

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Peter Hochschorner and Nathan Hindmarsh. In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack. In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Time After Time, directed by Nicholas Meyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while A Woman Of Substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Read All About It!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxian or Ozma Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Read All About It!

Starring: Lydia Zajc, Stacey Arnold, David Collard, Angela Fusco

Country: Canada

SportsCenter

Starring: Neil Everett, Jalen Rose, Jenn Brown

Country: United States

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Carol Burnett & Company

Starring: Alan Arkin, Sally Field, Cheryl Ladd

Country: United States

Prisoner: Cell Block H

Starring: Elspeth Ballantyne, Betty Bobbitt, Sheila Florance, Maggie Kirkpatrick

Country: Australia

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Eat Bulaga

Starring: Vic Sotto, Joey de Leon, Ruby Rodriguez, Tito Sotto

Country: Philippines

Movies

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

Time After Time

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen, David Warner

Country: United States

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Life of Brian

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin

Country: United States

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Apocalypse Now

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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More American Graffiti

Directed by: B.W.L. Norton

Starring: Candy Clark, Bo Hopkins, Ron Howard

Country: United States

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The Amityville Horror

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 September 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Brazil - Independence day (from Portugal, 1822)
  • Mozambique - Victory Day
  • RC Saints - Saint Regina; Saint Evurtius (Heortius), St. Cloud (Clodoald)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 07 September
Facts:
  • 5 day MUSE concert against nuclear energy opens at Madison Square Garden, New York
  • Five-day MUSE concert against nuclear energy opens at Madison Square Gardens, New York.
  • The Chrysler Corporation asks the United States government for USD $1.5 billion to avoid bankruptcy.
  • The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, better known as ESPN, makes its debut.
  • In the USA, the Entertainment Sports Programming Network, known as ESPN, broadcasts for the first time.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1979?

  • Time: Photographer Ansel Adams. Inset: Jimmy Carter by Arthur Grace.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8656
  • Life: Pope John Paul II

Books

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

A Woman Of Substance

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

In celebration of its thirtieth anniversary, here is the novel that started it all: New York Times bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford's dazzling saga of a woman who dared to dream―and

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The Last Enchantment

By: Mary Stewart

Arthur Pendragon is King! Unchallenged on the battlefield, he melds the country together in a time of promise. But sinister powers plot to destroy Camelot, and when the witch-queen Morgause --

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Hanta Yo

By: Ruth Beebe Hill

Stated first edition.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armor Battle

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

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Galaxian

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway

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Ozma Wars

Ozma Wars

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 3 / PSP

Genre: fixed shooter

Publisher: SNK

Space Fever

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

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Speed Freak

Speed Freak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Vectorbeam


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