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Wednesday 10 October 1979

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mya Harrison and Nicolas Massu. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Don't Stop Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson. In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits. The Black Stallion, directed by Carroll Ballard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Triple by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Rose of Versailles. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Fever or NASL Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Rose of Versailles

Starring: Reiko Tajima, Tarô Shigaki, Hisashi Katsuda, Nachi Nozawa

Country: Japan

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The Legend of King Arthur

Starring: Andrew Burt, Felicity Dean, Maureen O'Brien, David Robb

Country: Australia

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O symvolaiografos

Starring: Giorgos Danis

Country: Greece

Sonne, Wein und harte Nüsse

Starring: Erik Ode, Hilde Volk, Hans-Joachim Frick, Marianne Borgo

Country: Germany

Struck by Lightning

Starring: Jack Elam, Jeffrey Kramer, Millie Slavin, Bill Erwin

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Black Stallion

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr

Country: United States

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When a Stranger Calls

Directed by: Fred Walton

Starring: Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rutanya Alda

Country: United States

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10

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Dudley Moore, Bo Derek, Julie Andrews

Country: United States

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Nosferatu the Vampyre

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz

Country: United States

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Luna

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Jill Clayburgh, Matthew Barry, Veronica Lazar

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 October 1979 ?

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Facts:
  • Fleetwood Mac gets a star in Hollywood
  • Recorded trace of snow in Central Park, New York City
  • Panama assumes sovereignty over Canal Area (ie Canal Zone).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mexico's Lopez Portill -- Oct. 8, 1979
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8661
  • Life: Dolly Parton

Books

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

Triple

By: Ken Follett

A New York Times bestselling novel of international suspense and terror from the author of The Pillars of the Earth, World Without End, and A Column of Fire As Egypt comes closer and closer to developing a nuclear bomb, the ...

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The Establishment

By: Howard Fast

She'll stand up for her family, no matter the cost Former socialite Barbara Lavette is unconcerned about the gossip that surrounds her new marriage. However, her husband Bernie, a poor mechanic whom she met in the midst of World War ...

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To Catch A King

By: Harry Patterson

In July, 1940, Hitler's terrifying war machine is headed toward England. In its wake, he plans to enthrone puppet monarchs under Nazi control, and a beautiful nightclub singer and a SS

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Cruel Shoes

By: Steve Martin

Cruel Shoes

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Fever

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

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Trek-80

Trek-80

Platform: TRS-80

Football

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

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NASL Soccer

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Mattel

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Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

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

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox


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