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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 The Empty Copper Sea by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Danger UXB. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US) or Beam Invader.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

Danger UXB

Written by: John Hawkesworth, John Whitney

Starring: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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

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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:
See other famous people born on 10 January
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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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1979 ?

Books

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

The Empty Copper Sea

By: John D. MacDonald

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Empty Copper Sea is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.Asking

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Gnomes

By: Rien Poortvliet

The delightful classic Gnomes has been repackaged in this exceptional collector's edition to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this magical book.

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A Distant Mirror

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman—the acclaimed author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Guns of August—once again marshals her gift for character, history, and sparkling prose to compose an astonishing portrait of medieval

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Julia Child & Company

By: Julia Child

Julia Child

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beam Invader

Beam Invader

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Tekunon Kougyou

Space

Space

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

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

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Star Fire

Star Fire

Platform: Arcade, Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: 3d shooter

Publisher: Exidy

Tail Gunner

Tail Gunner

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Vectorbeam

Home videos

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

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Gilda

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc release

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American Graffiti

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc release

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The Last Remake of Beau Geste

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc release

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