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Jueves 26 de Julio 1979

Era Jueves bajo el signo de Leo. El presidente de Estados Unidos era Jimmy Carter (Democratic). En esa semana especial de Julio la gente en Estados Unidos oía Bad Girls por Donna Summer. En el Reino Unido Are 'Friends' Electric por Tubeway Army estaba entre los 5 primeros éxitos. The Amityville Horror dirigida por Stuart Rosenberg, era una de las películas más vistas estrenadas en 1979 , mientras Sophie'S Choice por William Styron 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 ?

The Amityville Horror

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger

Country: United States

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The Villain

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ann-Margret

Country: United States

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Dracula

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States

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Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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The Wanderers

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Ken Wahl, Karen Allen, John Friedrich

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

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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Highcliffe Manor

Written by: Brad Buckner

Starring: Shelley Fabares, Stephen McHattie, Eugenie Ross-Leming, Gerald Gordon

Country: United States

Stockard Channing in Just Friends

Written by: Eric Cohen, Nick Arnold

Starring: Stockard Channing, Gerrit Graham, Mimi Kennedy, Lou Criscuolo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 de Julio 1979 ?

Holidays:
  • Cuba: Día de la Rebeldía Nacional
  • Calendario maya: Año nuevo
  • España: Carrascosa del Campo: fiestas en honor a Santa Ana y San Joaquín.
  • España: Santa Ana de Pusa: fiestas en honor a Santa Ana, patrona del pueblo.
  • España: Villanueva de la Vera: fiestas en honor a Santa Ana, patrona del pueblo.
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Facts:
  • en Ecuador se crea el Parque Nacional Sangay (patrimonio natural de la humanidad).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: Baltimore Orioles' manager Earl Weaver (by John Zimmerman).
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8650
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Skylab -- July 16, 1979

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Datestones of Ryn

The Datestones of Ryn

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore PET/CBM, TRS-80

Genre: Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Epyx

Radar Scope

Radar Scope

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Basic Programming

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Atari

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Cosmic Guerilla

Cosmic Guerilla

Platform: Arcade (original) ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

NASL Soccer

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Mattel

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