Saturday 3 February 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Roscoe Duhop .
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits.
Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching You Can't Do That on Television.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beam Invader or Galaxy Wars.
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- Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
- Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
- United States - Four Chaplains Day.
- Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
- Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
- Mozambique - Heroes' Day.
- Saint Werburgh
- Saint Hadelin (+690)
- Jody Gilbert: Actress (Willard, Shaggy, Blonde Dynamite).
- YMCA by Village People peaks at #2 on pop singles chart
- US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne.
- Minnesota Twins trade Rod Carew to California Angels for four players.
- Khomeini creates the Council of the Islamic Revolution.
- Supporters of Khomeini take over the Iranian law enforcement, courts and government administration the final session of the Iranian National Consultative Assembly is held.
- Pluto moves inside Neptune's orbit for the first time since either was known to science.
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