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Thursday 29 November 1979

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Francis Beltran and Jayceon ''The Game'' Taylor. 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. Star Trek: The Motion Picture, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Sophie's Choice by William Styron was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Head On or ABPA Backgammon.
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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 ?

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

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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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 November 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Radbod
  • former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Republic Day
  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
  • Israel - Kaftet be-November (commemoration of the U.N. decision in 1947 to partition Palestine)
  • Albania - Liberation Day (Dita e �lirimit)
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Sport Games on 29 November 1979

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  • New England Patriots - Miami Dolphins : 24 - 39
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ayatullah Khomeini and Jimmy Carter -- Nov. 26, 1979
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8668
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hostages in Iran -- Nov. 19, 1979

Books

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

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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There'S No Such Place As Far Away

By: Richard Bach

When she was about to turn five, a little girl named Rae Hansen invited Richard Bach to her birthday party. Though deserts, storms, mountains, and a thousand miles separated them, Rae

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Triple

By: Ken Follett

A New York Times bestselling novel of international suspense and terror from the author of The Pillars of the Earth, World Without End, and A Column of Fire As Egypt comes closer and closer to developing a nuclear bomb, the ...

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The Matarese Circle

By: Robert Ludlum

An international circle of killers, the Matarese will undoubtedly take over the world within just two years. Only two rival spies have the power to stop them: Scofield, CIA, and Talaniekov,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Head On

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving, Maze

Publisher: Sega/Gremlin

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ABPA Backgammon

ABPA Backgammon

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Mattel Electronics Sears

Bowling

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

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Football

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

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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

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