Tuesday 2 October 1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sad Eyes by Robert John.
In UK Message In A Bottle by The Police was in the top 5 hits.
10, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart 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 2 October 1979 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Yann Cucherat: French gymnast, who won a bronze medal in parallel bars at the 2005 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
- Primoz Brezec: Slovenian basketball player.
- Arta Dobroshi: Kosovar actress.
- Brianna Brown: Soap Opera Actress.
- Mama Bee: Vine Star.
- Primož Brezec: Slovenian basketball player
- Francisco Fonseca: Mexican footballer
- Maja Ivarsson: Swedish singer-songwriter (The Sounds)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- M - Pop Muzik
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
- Donna Summer - Dim All The Lights
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Sail On - Commodores
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
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