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Sunday 14 October 1979

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Coty Strickler and Stacy Keibler. 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. ...And Justice for All., directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Restoring The American Dream by Robert J. Ringer 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 Armor Battle.
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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 ?

...And Justice for All.

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 October 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
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Facts:
  • 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy
  • Amy Alcott wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
  • Flyers start 35 game unbeaten streak beating Toronto 4-3
  • The first Gay Rights March on Washington, D.C., the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, demands ''an end to all social, economic, judicial, and legal oppression of lesbian and gay people'', and draws 200,000 people.

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Sport Games on 14 October 1979

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Oakland Raiders : 19 - 50
  • Buffalo Bills - Miami Dolphins : 7 - 17
  • Denver Broncos - Kansas City Chiefs : 24 - 10
  • Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 16 - 24
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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 ?

Restoring The American Dream

By: Robert J. Ringer

about human freedom. The author says "The American Dream was not about government's taking huge sums of money (under the label of "taxation") from citizens by force.

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Class Reunion

By: Rona Jaffe

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cosmic Guerilla

Cosmic Guerilla

Platform: Arcade (original) ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Space Fever

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

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Armor Battle

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

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Lunar Rescue

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space flight Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

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Sundance

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Cinematronics

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