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Monday 19 November 1979

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Howard and Keith Buckley. In that special week of November people in US were listening to No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand. In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits. Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barrier or Starhawk.
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TV Series

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

The Enchanted Castle

Starring: Candida Beveridge, Georgia Slowe, Simon Sheard, Marcus Scott-Barrett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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

Movies

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

Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Carl de Vogt, Ressel Orla, Georg John

Country: United States

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Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Carl de Vogt, Ressel Orla, Georg John

Country: United States

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Quadrophenia

Directed by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Philip Davis

Country: United States

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Sisters of the Gion

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Isuzu Yamada, Yko Umemura, Benkei Shiganoya

Country: United States

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Fascination

Directed by: Jean Rollin

Starring: Franca Ma, Brigitte Lahaie, Jean-Marie Lemaire

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 November 1979 ?

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Facts:
  • Astros sign Nolan Ryan, to record 4 year, $4.5 million contract
  • Chuck Berry is released from prison on income tax evasion.
  • Iran hostage crisis: Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini orders the release of 13 female and black American hostages being held at the US Embassy in Tehran.

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Sport Games on 19 November 1979

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  • Atlanta Falcons - Los Angeles Rams : 14 - 20
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hostages in Iran -- Nov. 19, 1979
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8667
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Starvation in Cambodia -- Nov. 12, 1979

Books

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

Anatomy Of An Illness

By: Norman Cousins

The best-selling, groundbreaking classic by Norman Cousins on combating life-threatening illness through humor and patient participation in care.Anatomy of an Illness was the first book by a patient that spoke to

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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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Cruel Shoes

By: Steve Martin

Cruel Shoes

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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 ?

Barrier

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Vectorbeam

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Barrier

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Vectorbeam

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The Datestones of Ryn

The Datestones of Ryn

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

Genre: Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Epyx

Invasion Orion

Invasion Orion

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

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

Starhawk

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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