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Friday July 13, 1979

US date format: 7/13/1979, UK date format: 13/7/1979

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Craig Bellamy and Alexis Tomassian. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer. In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits. Khandaan, directed by Anil Ganguly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Sophie's Choice by William Styron was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ride on Stranger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Head On or Football.
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Movies

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

Khandaan

Directed by: Anil Ganguly

Starring: Jeetendra, Sulakshana Pandit, Bindiya Goswami, Rakesh Roshan

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The Villain

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ann-Margret, Paul Lynde

Country: United States of America

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Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley

Country: United States of America

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The Last of the Knucklemen

Directed by: Tim Burstall

Starring: Gerard Kennedy, Michael Preston, Peter Hehir, Dennis Miller

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Dracula

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Donald Pleasence, Kate Nelligan

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Ride on Stranger

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Jigsaw

Directed by: Michael Spierig

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The Mallens

Directed by: Brian Mills

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Carga Pesada

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Thundercloud

Directed by: Talon Clemow

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 July 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
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Facts:
  • George Harrison releases Faster

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Planetary positions on July 13, 1979 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Chesapeake

By: James A. Michener

In this classic novel, James A. Michener brings his grand epic tradition to bear on the four-hundred-year saga of America’s Eastern Shore, from its Native American roots to the modern age.

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Good As Gold

By: Joseph Heller

Bruce Gold, a middle-aged, Jewish professor of English literature, finds himself on the brink of a golden career in politics -- and not a moment too soon, as Gold yearns for

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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 ?

Beam Invader

Beam Invader

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Tekunon Kougyou

Head On

Head On

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving, Maze

Publisher: Sega/Gremlin

Auto Racing

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Mattel

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Football

Football

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

Starhawk

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Home videos

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

The Deep

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Mysterious Island

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Jaws 2

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc release

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American Graffiti

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc release

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Midnight Express

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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