Monday 1 January 1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1979 ?
- Fadi El Khatib: Lebanese basketball player.
- sovereignty Jura: A new canton in Switzerland, created as result of a vote in Switzerland on 24.
- Jawed Karim: Entrepreneur.
- Brody Dalle: Australian-American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Distillers and Spinnerette).
- Koichi Domoto: Japanese singer-songwriter and actor (KinKi Kids).
- International Year of the Child begins
- US and China (Peoples Republic) begin diplomatic relations
- Formal diplomatic relations are established between the People's Republic of China and the United States of America.
- Jura, 26th canton of Switzerland, established.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
- Billy Joel - My Life
- Toto - Hold The Line
- Dr. Hook - Sharing The Night Together
- Linda Ronstadt - Ooh Baby Baby
- Chic - Le Freak
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Andy Gibb - (Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away
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