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WhoBirthdayAge on Thursday, Sep 6 1979
Charles E. Evans
09/06/1856-04/16/1945
123
Died Aged:88
Neal Dodd
09/06/1879-05/26/1966
100
Died Aged:86
Joe Rickson
09/06/1880-01/08/1958
99
Died Aged:77
Florenz Ames
09/06/1883-??/??/????
96
Fred Duprez
09/06/1884-10/27/1938
95
Died Aged:54
Frank Fanning
09/06/1885-01/08/1946
94
Died Aged:60
Otto Kruger
09/06/1885-09/06/1974
94
Died Aged:89
Edward Hearn
09/06/1888-04/15/1963
91
Died Aged:74
Clara Kimball Young
09/06/1890-10/15/1960
89
Died Aged:70
Rowland V. Lee
09/06/1891-12/21/1975
88
Died Aged:84
Irving Bacon
09/06/1893-02/05/1965
86
Died Aged:71
Joseph Vitale
09/06/1901-06/05/1994
78
Roy Wilson
09/06/1901-06/25/1932
78
Died Aged:30
Nick Borgani
09/06/1904-03/11/1987
75
Albert Ottenheimer
09/06/1904-01/25/1980
75
Maxie Rosenbloom
09/06/1904-03/06/1974
75
Died Aged:69
Raymond Keane
09/06/1906-08/31/1973
73
Died Aged:66
Dorothy Gulliver
09/06/1908-05/23/1997
71
John Wald
09/06/1908-03/22/1988
71
John Ridgely
09/06/1909-01/18/1968
70
Died Aged:58
Stephen Murray
09/06/1912-03/31/1983
67
Umberto Silvestri
09/06/1915-05/28/2009
64
Franz Josef Strauss
09/06/1915-10/03/1988
64
John Berry
09/06/1917-11/29/1999
62
John Mitchum
09/06/1919-11/29/2001
60
Harry Swoger
09/06/1919-06/14/1970
60
Died Aged:50
Jeannette Batti
09/06/1921-02/10/2011
58
Michèle Brabo
09/06/1923
56
Bernie Kuby
09/06/1923-07/07/2008
56
Leonard Kibrick
09/06/1924-01/04/1993
55
Mario Alcalde
09/06/1926-04/22/1971
53
Died Aged:44
Clive Cazes
09/06/1929-12/24/1989
50
Bernie Winters
09/06/1932-05/04/1991
47
Gita Hall
09/06/1933-08/13/2016
46
Olivia Irving
09/06/1934-05/29/1962
45
Died Aged:27
Jody McCrea
09/06/1934-04/04/2009
45
Paul Naschy
09/06/1934-12/01/2009
45
Paul Naschy
09/06/1934-12/01/2009
45
John Carlisle
09/06/1935-12/07/2011
44
Ultra Violet
09/06/1935-06/14/2014
44
Hal Frank
09/06/1936-08/18/2005
43
Norman Friedman
09/06/1936-11/04/1998
43
Sergio Aragones
09/06/1937
42
Jo Anne Worley
09/06/1937
42
Robert Grange
09/06/1938
41
Gordon Reid
09/06/1939-11/26/2003
40
Jackie Trent
09/06/1940-03/21/2015
39
Michael Latimer
09/06/1941-06/25/2011
38
Mary Marlon
09/06/1941
38
Renny Roker
09/06/1942
37
Roger Waters
09/06/1943
36
Swoosie Kurtz
09/06/1944
35
Lesley Gilb
09/06/1946-04/13/2009
33
Jane Curtin
09/06/1947
32
David Chung
09/06/1949-04/13/2006
30
Tommy Lee Wallace
09/06/1949
30
Tommy Lee Wallace
09/06/1949
30
Judith Byfield
09/06/1951-05/20/1989
28
David Ferry
09/06/1951
28
James Lew
09/06/1952
27
Katherine Cannon
09/06/1953
26
Anne Lockhart
09/06/1953
26
James Martin Kelly
09/06/1954
25
Nino Del Arco
09/06/1958
21
Jeff Foxworthy
09/06/1958
21
Arsinée Khanjian
09/06/1958
21
Michael Winslow
09/06/1958
21
Oliver Parker
09/06/1960
19
Steven Eckholdt
09/06/1961
18
Michael Scherer
09/06/1962
17
Rosie Perez
09/06/1964
15
John Polson
09/06/1965
14
Amy Lynn Baxter
09/06/1967
12
Macy Gray
09/06/1967
12
Nelson de la Rosa
09/06/1968-10/22/2006
11
Mark Ivanir
09/06/1968
11
Angie Everhart
09/06/1969
10
Neill Gorton
09/06/1969
10
Dolores O'Riordan
09/06/1971-01/15/2018
8
Carter Smith
09/06/1971
8
Idris Elba
09/06/1972
7
Justina Machado
09/06/1972
7
Anika Noni Rose
09/06/1972
7
Martin Hancock
09/06/1973
6
Sarah Danielle Goldberg
09/06/1974-09/27/2014
5
Genevieve Maylam
09/06/1974
5
Sarah Strange
09/06/1974
5
Justin Whalin
09/06/1974
5
Robin Atkin Downes
09/06/1976
3
Naomie Harris
09/06/1976
3
Natalia Cigliuti
09/06/1978
1

Released on Thursday, Sep 6 1979
Alien (1979)CinemaXUK

Aired on Thursday, Sep 6 1979
Blankety-BlankEpisode #2.1
Empire RoadM-Mister L-Landlord

Now Showing Thursday, Sep 6 1979
UK
State, Grays
Moonraker

Now Showing Thursday, Sep 6 1979
USA
Capitol Cinema
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

UK Chart
Saturday, Sep 1 1979
We Don't Talk AnymoreCliff Richard1
I Don't Like MondaysThe Boomtown Rats2
Bang BangB A Robertson3
Angel EyesRoxy Music4
After The Love Has GoneEarth, Wind & Fire5
GangstersSpecial AKA6
Duke Of EarlDarts7
MoneyFlying Lizards8
Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3Ian Dury & The Blockheads9
Ooh! What A LifeThe Gibson Brothers10
Just When I Needed You MostRandy Vanwarmer11
Hersham BoysSham 6912
Is She Really Going Out With HimJoe Jackson13
AngeleyesABBA14
Voulez-VousABBA14
Gotta Go HomeBoney M15
Street LifeCrusaders16
Sweet Little Rock N' RollerShowaddywaddy17
When You're YoungThe Jam18
The Diary Of Horace WimpElectric Light Orchestra19
CarsGary Numan20


US Chart
Saturday, Sep 1 1979
My SharonaKnack, The1
Good TimesChic2
The Main Event & FightBarbra Streisand3
After The Love Has GoneEarth, Wind and Fire4
Don't Bring Me DownElectric Light Orchestra5
The Devil Went Down To GeorgiaCharlie Daniels Band6
Lead Me OnMaxine Nightingale7
Sad EyesRobert John8
Mama Can't Buy You LoveElton John9
I'll Never Love This Way AgainDionne Warwick10
Bad GirlsDonna Summer11
Lonesome LoserLittle River Band12
SuspicionsEddie Rabbitt13
Sail OnCommodores14
Let's GoCars, The15
Goodbye StrangerSupertramp16
When You're In Love With A Beautiful WomanDr. Hook17
Hot Summer NightsNight18
RiseHerb Alpert19
Heaven Must Have Sent YouBonnie Pointer20