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Monday May 14, 1979

US date format: 5/14/1979, UK date format: 14/5/1979

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mickaël Landreau and Sid Ahmed Rezala. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb. In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Alien, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Carga Pesada. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Raiders or 4-Player Bowling Alley.
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What the sky looked like on 14 May 1979

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Movies

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

Alien

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

Country: United States

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Woyzeck

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Eva Mattes, Wolfgang Reichmann, Willy Semmelrogge

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Wise Blood

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Brad Dourif, John Huston, Dan Shor, Harry Dean Stanton

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The Brood

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Henry Beckman

Country: United States

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The Prisoner of Zenda

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Peter Sellers, Lynne Frederick, Lionel Jeffries, Elke Sommer

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TV Series

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

Carga Pesada

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Thundercloud

Directed by: Talon Clemow

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Love Thy Neighbour in Australia

Directed by: William G. Stewart

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Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

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Worzel Gummidge

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 14, 1979 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Hanta Yo

By: Ruth Beebe Hill

Stated first edition.

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The Powers That Be

By: David Halberstam

Crackling with the personalities, conflicts, and ambitions that transformed the media from something that followed the news to something that formed it, "The Powers That Be" is David Halberstam's forceful account

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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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How To Get Whatever You Want Out Of Life

By: Dr. Joyce Brothers

Psychologists have amassed a tremendous amount of information about people. What makes them angry, what frustrates them, what makes them coo with pleasure.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Raiders

Platform: Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Space simulation

Publisher: Atari, Inc

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4-Player Bowling Alley

4-Player Bowling Alley

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Midway

Bomb Bee

Bomb Bee

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Bowling

Bowling

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Monkey Magic

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Nintendo

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Home videos

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

Mysterious Island

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Fun with Dick and Jane

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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The Anderson Tapes

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Born Yesterday

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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