Monday 3 December 1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rainbow Sun Francks and Andrea Spada.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Babe by Styx.
In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Establishment by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing ABPA Backgammon or Adventure.
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Which were the important events of 3 December 1979 ?
- International Day of Disabled Persons - 
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
- Rainbow Sun Francks: Canadian actor.
- Andrea Spada: Italian child actor in "The Story" with Claudia Cardinale, from the novel by Elsa Morante.
- Daniel Bedingfield: New Zealand-English singer-songwriter.
- Rock Cartwright: American football player.
- Rainbow Francks: Canadian actor and rapper (The Oddities).
- Tiffany Haddish: American dancer, comedian & actress
- Christies auctions a thimble for a record $18,400
- Iran accepts constitution.
- Eleven trampled to death at The Who concert in Cincinnati, Ohio.
- 45th Heisman Trophy Award: Charles White, Southern California (RB).
- In Cincinnati, Ohio, 11 fans are suffocated in a crush for seats on the concourse outside Riverfront Coliseum before a Who concert .
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Styx - Babe
- Barbra Streisand - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)
- Commodores - Still
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
- Eagles - Heartache Tonight
- J.D. Souther - You're Only Lonely
- Barry Manilow - Ships
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
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