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Thursday 14 June 1979

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Osvaldo Benavides and Shannon Hegarty. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Hot Stuff by Donna Summer. In UK Sunday Girl by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Rocky II, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armor Battle or Galaxy Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Cities

Starring: Glenn Gould, Anthony Burgess, R.D. Laing, Hugh MacDiarmid

Country: Canada

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Turtle's Progress

Starring: John F. Landry, Michael Attwell, Ruby Head, Tony London

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Highcliffe Manor

Written by: Brad Buckner

Starring: Shelley Fabares, Stephen McHattie, Eugenie Ross-Leming, Gerald Gordon

Country: United States

J.J. de Bom voorheen: 'De kindervriend'

Starring: Wieteke van Dort, Joost Prinsen, Aart Staartjes, Hans Dorrestijn

Pinwheel

Written by: Vivian Horner, Sandy Kavanaugh

Starring: Elizabeth Abbassi, Dale Engel, George James, Jim Jinkins

Country: Canada

Movies

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

Rocky II

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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The Game of Death

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Bruce Lee, Gig Young, Colleen Camp

Country: United States

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The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Chia Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Chia Yung Liu

Country: United States

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A Force of One

Directed by: Paul Aaron

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Chuck Norris, Clu Gulager

Country: United States

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The Brood

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 June 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Flag Day (United States)
  • Liberation Day (Falkland Islands)
  • International Weblogger's Day ? Celebration of the work of webloggers around the world
  • World Blood Donor Day [7] ? Celebration of blood donation on the birthdate of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered ABO blood groups
  • Roman Empire ? eighth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • New York Giants Willie McCovey 513th HR is an NL lefty record
  • Rock group "Little Feat" disbands.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Helmut Schmidt -- June 11, 1979
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8644
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Russell Baker -- June 4, 1979

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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The Matarese Circle

By: Robert Ludlum

An international circle of killers, the Matarese will undoubtedly take over the world within just two years. Only two rival spies have the power to stop them: Scofield, CIA, and Talaniekov,

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The Complete Book Of Running

By: James F. Fixx

Discusses not only the physical benefits of running, but its psychological benefits as well: increasing self-esteem, acquiring a "high" from running, and being able to cope better with pressure and tension.

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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 ?

Armor Battle

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

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Galaxy Wars

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito

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Starhawk

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Apple Trek

Apple Trek

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Apple Inc

Galaxian

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway

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