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Miércoles 24 de Octubre 1979

Era Miércoles bajo el signo de Scorpio. El presidente de Estados Unidos era Jimmy Carter (Democratic). En esa semana especial de Octubre la gente en Estados Unidos oía Rise por Herb Alpert. En el Reino Unido Video Killed The Radio Star por The Buggles estaba entre los 5 primeros éxitos. ...And Justice for All. dirigida por Norman Jewison, era una de las películas más vistas estrenadas en 1979 , mientras The Dead Zone por Stephen King era uno de los libros más vendidos.
Pero mucho más pasó ese día: descúbrelo abajo...

Movies

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

...And Justice for All.

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe

Country: United States

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The Black Stallion

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr

Country: United States

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When a Stranger Calls

Directed by: Fred Walton

Starring: Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rutanya Alda

Country: United States

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10

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Dudley Moore, Bo Derek, Julie Andrews

Country: United States

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Nosferatu the Vampyre

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Struck by Lightning

Starring: Jack Elam, Jeffrey Kramer, Millie Slavin, Bill Erwin

Country: United States

SportsCenter

Starring: Neil Everett, Jalen Rose, Jenn Brown

Country: United States

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Carol Burnett & Company

Starring: Alan Arkin, Sally Field, Cheryl Ladd

Country: United States

Sapphire & Steel

Written by: Peter Hammond

Starring: David McCallum, Joanna Lumley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Big Jim and the Figaro Club

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 de Octubre 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Día internacional de las Bibliotecas
  • Día de las Naciones Unidas
  • Día Mundial de la Información sobre el Desarrollo
  • Día Mundial de la Poliomielitis
  • Día de Hetalia.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ben Gillies: músico australiano de la banda Silverchair.
Famous Deaths:

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The Squeeze '79' Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker. Inset:, Fidel Castro at the UN, from Abba
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8663
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pope John Paul II -- Oct. 15, 1979

Videogames

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

Starhawk

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Sundance

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Cinematronics

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ABPA Backgammon

ABPA Backgammon

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Mattel Electronics Sears

Galaxy Wars

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito

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