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Sunday 25 November 1979

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joel Kinnaman and Sandrine Bailly. 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, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US) or Trek-80.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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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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Directed by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Philip Davis

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jean Rollin

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

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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 November 1979 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Catherine of Alexandria; Moses?
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: National Day (1943)
  • Surinam - Independence Day (from the Netherlands, 1975)
  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joel Kinnaman: TV Actor.
  • Sandrine Bailly: French biathlete, most successful in the 2004–05 season when she won the overall World Cup, and in the 2007–08 season, when she finished second.
  • Jerry Ferrara: American actor producer and screenwriter.
  • Thea Gilmore: English singer-songwriter.
  • Brooke Haven: American porn actress and production manager.
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  • Most Happy Fella closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 53 performances
  • 67th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 17-9
  • American Airlines DC-10 crashes on takeoff from Chicago, kills 275
  • Israel returns Alma oilfields in Gulf of Suez to Egypt
  • Pittsburgh gains 606 net yards against Cleveland, winning 33-30

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Sport Games on 25 November 1979

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 16 - 13
  • Cleveland Browns - Pittsburgh Steelers : 30 - 33
  • Kansas City Chiefs - San Diego Chargers : 7 - 28
  • Los Angeles Rams - San Francisco 49ers : 26 - 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


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

Aunt Erma'S Cope Book

By: Erma Bombeck

"Her audience is everyone who has ever married, had children, gotten to middle age, owned a dog or a duck."DALLAS TIMES HERALDIn this book Erma comes out--out of the kitchen--with these

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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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The Right Stuff

By: Tom Wolfe

From "America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space.

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How To Prosper During The Coming Bad Years

By: Howard J. Ruff

Howard J. Ruff, author, financial advisor, founder and editor of The Ruff Times Financial Newsletter. In 1975, Howard began publication of The Ruff Times, a groundbreaking financial advisory newsletter.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Deep Scan

Deep Scan

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Sega Saturn (as a minigame in Die Hard Arcade)

Publisher: Sega

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

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

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Auto Racing

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Mattel

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Platform: TRS-80


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Vectorbeam

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