Thursday September 13, 1979

US date format: 9/13/1979, UK date format: 13/9/1979

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 13, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Lidia Avila and Geike Arnaert. 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. Heartland, directed by Richard Pearce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Mommie Dearest by Christina Crawford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Working Stiffs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Monkey Magic or Sheriff.
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Movies

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

Heartland

Directed by: Richard Pearce

Starring: Rip Torn, Conchata Ferrell, Barry Primus, Megan Folsom

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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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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 13 September 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
  • RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
  • Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
  • 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 13 September
Facts:
  • China PR performs nuclear test
  • South Africa grants independence to the ''homeland'' of Venda (not recognised outside South Africa).

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Books

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

Mommie Dearest

By: Christina Crawford

Mommie Dearest is a memoir and exposé written by Christina Crawford, the adopted daughter of actress Joan Crawford. The book, which depicts Christina's childhood and her relationship with her mother, was

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The White Album

By: Joan Didion

First published in 1979, The White Album records indelibly the upheavals and aftermaths of the 1960s. Examining key events, figures, and trends of the era―including Charles Manson, the Black Panthers, and

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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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The Island

By: Peter Benchley

Suspense, treasure hunting, murder, intrigue...A classic mystery novel. One of Benchley's finest.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Sheriff

Sheriff

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Nintendo (Japan, Europe) Exidy (North America)

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

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

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

The Datestones of Ryn

The Datestones of Ryn

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore PET/CBM, TRS-80

Genre: Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Epyx

Monkey Magic

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Nintendo

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Speed Freak

Speed Freak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Vectorbeam

Home videos

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

Duel

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc release

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Breakout

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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The New Centurions

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Gilda

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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