In the Heat of the Night is the Platinum certified debut studio album by American recording artist Pat Benatar, released by Chrysalis Records on August 27, 1979. It peaked at No. 12 on the Billboard 200 on the strength of her breakthrough hit "Heartbreaker", plus covers of Nick Gilder's "Rated X", John Mellencamp's "I Need a Lover", The Alan Parsons Project's "Don't Let It Show", Sweet's "No You Don't", and Smokie's "If You Think You Know How to Love Me" and "In the Heat of the Night". The album also included the top 30 hit "We Live for Love".
Fascinating documentary which looks back at the 1986 Tour de France. Great American cycling hope Greg LeMond was taking part with teammate, mentor and reigning champion Bernard 'The Badger' Hinault who promised to help his friend to win the world's greatest cycle race. But the Tour is a strange beast with many agendas and rife with internal politics, and promises can get lost in the heat of the race. Hinault was also a fierce competitor with a proud record in the sport. With contributions from all those involved including Hinault who tells his own side of the story along with some classic footage of the race.
Detective Virgil Tibbs is caught up in the racial tension of the US South when he is arrested after the murder of a prominent businessman. Tibbs was simply waiting for his next train at the station in Sparta, Mississippi and the confusion is soon resolved but when local police chief Gillespie learns that Tibbs is the Philadelphia PD's number one homicide expert, he reluctantly asks for his assistance. The murdered man, Mr. Colbert, had come to Sparta from the North to build a new factory and his wife and business associates immediately point the finger at Endicott, the most powerful man in the county and the one who had the most to lose if a major new employer comes to the area.