This Week in History: Feb. 27-March 3, 1979 is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

This Week in History is compiled each week for Local Shout by Wilmington resident Mike Hack.

This Week in History: Feb. 27- Mar. 3rd, 1979

The number one movie is “The Great Train Robbery” starring Sean Connery.

The number one song is “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?” by Rod Stewart.

Actress Adriana Campos was born and Mr. Ed (the talking horse) died.

Quote: “I love the smell of napalm in the morning,” said Robert Duvall in “Apocalypse Now”

More This Week in History: Feb. 6-10, 1957;   Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 1961;  Feb. 20-24, 1965

-Information compiled by Mike Hack

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Mike Hack has enjoyed living in North Carolina for fourteen years and Wilmington for the past seven. Mike is a musician and videographer who enjoys crossword puzzles, Jeopardy, bus rides, long walks, and music history trivia. Mike has a vast knowledge of dates, and researching them is just one of his many passions.  Mike also has autism and is enjoying connecting with his community via Port City Daily!

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