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Saturday 30 June 1979

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sylvain Chavanel and Matisyahu . In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ring My Bell by Anita Ward. In UK Sunday Girl by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. The Wanderers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Good As Gold by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast wia im richtigen Leben. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Fever or Speed Freak.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Fast wia im richtigen Leben

Starring: Gerhard Polt, Gisela Schneeberger, Helmut Brasch, Erhard Kölsch

Patrol Boat

Written by: James Davern

Starring: Robert Baxter, Robert Coleby, Nick Magasic, Andrew McFarlane

Country: Australia

Big Jim and the Figaro Club

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Norman Rossington, David Beckett, Sylvester McCoy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cities

Starring: Glenn Gould, Anthony Burgess, R.D. Laing, Hugh MacDiarmid

Country: Canada

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Turtle's Progress

Starring: John F. Landry, Michael Attwell, Ruby Head, Tony London

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Wanderers

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Ken Wahl, Karen Allen, John Friedrich

Country: United States

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Moonraker

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Roger Moore, Lois Chiles, Michael Lonsdale

Country: United States

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The Muppet Movie

Directed by: James Frawley

Starring: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

Country: United States

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Rocky II

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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The Game of Death

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Bruce Lee, Gig Young, Colleen Camp

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 June 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
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Facts:
  • Got To Go Disco closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 8 performances

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Carter and Brezhnev -- June 25, 1979
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8646
  • Time: Inset: DC-10 debacle by Marc Pokempner.

Books

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

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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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 Necessary Woman

By: Helen Van Slyke

A WOMAN’S VOYAGE OF DECISIONMary Farr Morgan seemingly had everything—a handsome husband, a brilliant career, good looks, superb vitality. Only she knew of her aching hunger—for a man who could make

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The Powers That Be

By: David Halberstam

Crackling with the personalities, conflicts, and ambitions that transformed the media from something that followed the news to something that formed it, "The Powers That Be" is David Halberstam's forceful account

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bowling

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

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Sundance

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Tail Gunner

Tail Gunner

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Vectorbeam

Space Fever

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

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Speed Freak

Speed Freak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Vectorbeam


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