Wednesday 2 May 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jason Chimera and Ioannis Kanotidis.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cities.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armor Battle or Dungeon of Death.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- Jason Chimera: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Ioannis Kanotidis: Greek footballer.
- Roman Lyashenko: Russian ice hockey player (Born 1979).
- Giulio Natta: Italian chemist who won the Nobel Prize in 1963 along with Karl Ziegler, for their contributions to macro molecular chemistry, more specifically, the study of tactical and a tactical polymers.
- Quadrophenia premieres in London
- 14th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers and Barbara Mandrell win.
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