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Passed on Friday, Aug 31 1979
Sally Rand

Released on Friday, Aug 31 1979
City on Fire (1979)CinemaUSA
Time After Time (1979)CinemaUSA

Now Showing Friday, Aug 31 1979
Capitol Cinema, Tallahassee, FL
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Aired on Friday, Aug 31 1979
2230Points of View

UK Chart
Saturday, Aug 25 1979
We Don't Talk AnymoreCliff Richard1
I Don't Like MondaysThe Boomtown Rats2
Bang BangB A Robertson3
Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3Ian Dury & The Blockheads4
After The Love Has GoneEarth, Wind & Fire5
Duke Of EarlDarts6
Hersham BoysSham 697
GangstersSpecial AKA8
The Diary Of Horace WimpElectric Light Orchestra10
Ooh! What A LifeThe Gibson Brothers11
Angel EyesRoxy Music12
Is She Really Going Out With HimJoe Jackson13
Beat The ClockSparks14
Sweet Little Rock N' RollerShowaddywaddy15
WantedThe Dooleys16
Morning DanceSpyro Gyra17
MoneyFlying Lizards18
Can't Stand Losing YouThe Police19
Stay With Me Till DawnJudie Tzuke20

US Chart
Saturday, Aug 25 1979
My SharonaThe Knack1
Good TimesChic2
The Main Event & FightBarbra Streisand3
After The Love Has GoneEarth, Wind and Fire4
Bad GirlsDonna Summer5
Don't Bring Me DownElectric Light Orchestra6
The Devil Went Down To GeorgiaCharlie Daniels Band7
Lead Me OnMaxine Nightingale8
Mama Can't Buy You LoveElton John9
Sad EyesRobert John10
When You're In Love With A Beautiful WomanDr. Hook11
Ring My BellAnita Ward12
You Can't Change ThatRaydio13
I'll Never Love This Way AgainDionne Warwick14
SuspicionsEddie Rabbitt15
I Was Made For Lovin' YouKiss16
Let's GoThe Cars17
Goodbye StrangerSupertramp18
Lonesome LoserLittle River Band19
Hot Summer NightsNight20