Wednesday November 28, 1979

US date format: 11/28/1979, UK date format: 28/11/1979

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 28, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Daniel Henney and Chamillionaire . In that special week of November people in US were listening to No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand. In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits. I'm for the Hippopotamus, directed by Italo Zingarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lord Schmetterhemd. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4-Player Bowling Alley or Galaxian.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see November 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day - Ascension of `Abdu'l-Bah�
  • Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii: Feast of the Holy Sovereigns in honor of the founders of the Anglican Church of Hawaii
  • Albania - Albanian Independence day (from Turkey, 1912); also known as Albanian Flag Day due to other National events that correspond to this day
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Events

  • King of Schnorrers opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 63 performances
  • Air New Zealand Flight 901, a DC-10 operated sightseeing flight over Antarctica, crashes into Mount Erebus, killing all 257 people on board.
  • LA Dodger Rick Sutcliffe wins NL Rookie of Year
  • (to November 29) Bowers and Ruddy Galleries holds the first auction session of The John Work Garrett Collection in New York City. 622 lots sell for US$7.1 million.
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Movies

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I'm for the Hippopotamus

I'm for the Hippopotamus

Directed by: Italo Zingarelli

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Joe Bugner, May Dlamini

Fascination

Fascination

Directed by: Jean Rollin

Starring: Franca Maï, Brigitte Lahaie, Jean-Marie Lemaire, Fanny Magier

Country: United States of America

Don't Go in the House

Don't Go in the House

Directed by: Joseph Ellison

Starring: Dan Grimaldi, Charles Bonet, Bill Ricci, Robert Carnegie

The Prize Fighter

The Prize Fighter

Directed by: Michael Preece

Starring: Tim Conway, Don Knotts, David Wayne, Robin Clarke

The Day Time Ended

The Day Time Ended

Directed by: John 'Bud' Cardos

Starring: Jim Davis, Christopher Mitchum, Dorothy Malone, Marcy Lafferty

TV Series

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Lord Schmetterhemd

Lord Schmetterhemd

Emilia

Emilia

Directed by: Diogo M Borges

Anna

Anna

Directed by: Jorge Dorado

Der Millionenbauer

Der Millionenbauer

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Days to next November 28

If November 28, 1979 is your birthday you're 40 years, 9 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry

How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate

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How You Can Become Financially Independent by Investing in Real Estate , covers the latest tax laws, and shows how you can realize greater profits than ever before-even.

Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin

Cruel Shoes

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Cruel Shoes

War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk

War and Remembrance

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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

The Establishment by Howard Fast

The Establishment

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She'll stand up for her family, no matter the cost Former socialite Barbara Lavette is unconcerned about the gossip that surrounds her new marriage. However, her husband Bernie, a poor mechanic whom she met in the midst of World War …

The Old Patagonian Express by Paul Theroux

The Old Patagonian Express

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Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station in Boston to catch the Lake Shore Limited to Chicago, Theroux winds up on the poky, wandering Old Patagonian Express steam engine,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Star Fire

Star Fire

Platform: Arcade, Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: 3d shooter

Publisher: Exidy

4-Player Bowling Alley

4-Player Bowling Alley

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Midway

Cutie Q

Cutie Q

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Temple of Apshai

Temple of Apshai

Platform: TRS-80, Commodore PET, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, IBM PC, VIC-20, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, Macintosh, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Dungeon crawl RPG

Publisher: Automated Simulations

Galaxian

Galaxian

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway


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