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Tuesday 27 March 1979

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 27, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Louise Brealey and Hiromu Shinozuka. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Tragedy by Bee Gees. In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. A Perfect Couple, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bedtime Stories. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Guerilla or ABPA Backgammon.
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What the sky looked like on 27 March 1979

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Movies

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

A Perfect Couple

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Paul Dooley, Marta Heflin, Titos Vandis, Belita Moreno

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Szpital przemienienia

Directed by: Edward Zebrowski

Starring: Piotr Dejmek, Jerzy Binczycki, Henryk Bista, Ewa Dalkowska

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Boulevard Nights

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Richard Yniguez, Danny De La Paz, Marta DuBois, James Victor

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Fast Company

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: William Smith, Claudia Jennings, John Saxon, Nicholas Campbell

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From Hell to Victory

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: George Peppard, George Hamilton, Horst Buchholz, Anny Duperey

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TV Series

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

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

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Worzel Gummidge

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You Can't Do That on Television

Starring: Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade, Lisa Ruddy

Country: Canada

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Turnabout

Directed by: E.B. Hughes

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Running Blind

Directed by: Ryan Suffern

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 March 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Augusta
  • Angolan Victory Day.
  • World Theatre Day
  • St. John of Egypt
  • St. Lydia
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Facts:
  • US Supreme Court rules 8-1 that police can't randomly stop cars.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 27, 1979 - Geocentric view

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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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A Walk Across America

By: Peter Jenkins

Twenty-five years ago, a disillusioned young man set out on a walk across America. This is the book he wrote about that journey -- a classic account of the reawakening of

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Good As Gold

By: Joseph Heller

Bruce Gold, a middle-aged, Jewish professor of English literature, finds himself on the brink of a golden career in politics -- and not a moment too soon, as Gold yearns for

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Manhattan

By: Neal Travis

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dungeon of Death

Platform: Commodore PET

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Instant Software

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Cosmic Guerilla

Cosmic Guerilla

Platform: Arcade (original) ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Aim for the Ace!

Genre: Sports, Romance

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ABPA Backgammon

ABPA Backgammon

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Mattel Electronics Sears

Armor Battle

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

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Home videos

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

American Graffiti

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc release

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The Last Remake of Beau Geste

Studio: MCA DiscoVision (Universal)

Format: Laserdisc release

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The New Centurions

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Born Yesterday

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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