Sunday September 9, 1979

US date format: 9/9/1979, UK date format: 9/9/1979

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 9, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Loup-Denis Elion 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. Scum, directed by Alan Clarke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while There'S No Such Place As Far Away by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Working Stiffs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutie Q or Alien Attack.
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What the sky looked like on 9 September 1979

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Movies

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

Scum

Directed by: Alan Clarke

Starring: Ray Winstone, Mick Ford, Julian Firth, John Blundell

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The Tempest

Directed by: Derek Jarman

Starring: Peter Bull, David Meyer, Neil Cunningham, Heathcote Williams

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Yanks

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Richard Gere, Lisa Eichhorn, Vanessa Redgrave, William Devane

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Time After Time

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen, David Warner, Charles Cioffi

Country: United States of America

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The Onion Field

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: John Savage, James Woods, Franklyn Seales, Ted Danson

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Working Stiffs

Directed by: Createspace

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Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

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A Moment in Time

Directed by: Ruby Yang

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Ride on Stranger

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Jigsaw

Directed by: Michael Spierig

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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.

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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Planetary positions on September 09, 1979 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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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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Hanta Yo

By: Ruth Beebe Hill

Stated first edition.

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Cruel Shoes

By: Steve Martin

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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 Trek: Phaser Strike

Star Trek: Phaser Strike

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Cutie Q

Cutie Q

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Bomb Bee

Bomb Bee

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Alien Attack

Platform: Handheld video game

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Coleco

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Home videos

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

Bell, Book and Candle

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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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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You Light Up My Life

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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