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Sunday 9 September 1979

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Wayne Carlisle and Nikki DeLoach. 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 Mommie Dearest by Christina Crawford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Read All About It!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deep Scan or Starhawk.
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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 9 September 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
  • Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
  • California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
  • Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
  • Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
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Facts:
  • 31st Emmy Awards: Taxi, Lou Grant, Ron Leibman and Ruth Gordon
  • 93rd US Womens Tennis: Tracy Austin beats C E Lloyd Mills (64 63)
  • 99th US Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Vitas Gerulaitis (75 63 63)
  • Sally Little wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
  • Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) weds Fouzia Ali at Kensington Mosque.

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Sport Games on 9 September 1979

NFL
American Football
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Buffalo Bills : 24 - 51
  • Cleveland Browns - Kansas City Chiefs : 27 - 24
  • Dallas Cowboys - San Francisco 49ers : 21 - 13
  • Houston Oilers - Pittsburgh Steelers : 7 - 38
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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 ?

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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The Dead Zone

By: Stephen King

Beware, The Wheel of Fortune…Johnny, the small boy who skated at breakneck speed into an accident that for one horrifying moment plunged him into…the dead zone.Johnny

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The White Album

By: Joan Didion

First published in 1979, The White Album records indelibly the upheavals and aftermaths of the 1960s. Examining key events, figures, and trends of the era―including Charles Manson, the Black Panthers, and

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Sophie's Choice

By: William Styron

Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bowling

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

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Deep Scan

Deep Scan

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Sega Saturn (as a minigame in Die Hard Arcade)

Publisher: Sega

Beam Invader

Beam Invader

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Tekunon Kougyou

Galaxian

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway

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Starhawk

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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