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Wednesday 10 January 1979

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 10, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cash Warren and Francesca Piccinini. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees. In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits. Ernesto, directed by Salvatore Samperi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rentner haben niemals Zeit. If you liked videogames you were probably playing NASL Soccer or Apple Trek.
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What the sky looked like on 10 January 1979

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Movies

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

Ernesto

Directed by: Salvatore Samperi

Starring: Martin Halm, Michele Placido, Virna Lisi, Turi Ferro

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The Sister of Ursula

Directed by: Enzo Milioni

Starring: Barbara Magnolfi, Stefania D'Amario, Anna Zinnemann, Antiniska Nemour

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Muqaddar Ka Sikandar

Directed by: Prakash Mehra

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Rakhee Gulzar, Rekha

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Comes a Horseman

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, George Grizzard

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The Wiz

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

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A Woman Called Moses

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

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Running Blind

Directed by: Ryan Suffern

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The Innes Book of Records

Starring: Neil Innes

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Late Late Lien Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 January 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st brother Billy Carter makes allegedly anti-Semitic remarks
  • Entertainer of the Year Awards

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 10, 1979 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

War and Remembrance

By: Herman Wouk

These two classic works capture the tide of world events even as they unfold the compelling tale of a single American family drawn into the very center of the war's maelstrom.The

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Second Generation

By: Howard Fast

She'll Risk Her Freedom to Find Freedom"A novel of satisfying depth and breadth, written in good, clean, forceful prose." -Chicago TribuneDesperate for independence and scornful of the hypocrisy of the upper

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Fools Die

By: Mario Puzo

From the blockbuster author of The Godfather, here is the international and New York Times bestseller about the feverish world of a big-time gambler.

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The Far Pavilions

By: M.M. Kaye

This sweeping epic set in 19th-century India begins in the foothills of the towering Himalayas and follows a young Indian-born orphan as he's raised in England and later returns to India

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

NASL Soccer

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Mattel

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Cosmic Guerilla

Cosmic Guerilla

Platform: Arcade (original) ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Apple Trek

Apple Trek

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Apple Inc

Basic Programming

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Atari

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Apple Trek

Apple Trek

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Apple Inc

Home videos

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

The New Centurions

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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Jaws 2

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc release

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Gilda

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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The Anderson Tapes

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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