Thursday 5 July 1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Ring My Bell by Anita Ward.
In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits.
The Wanderers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum 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 5 July 1979 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Shane Filan: Irish singer and songwriter.
- Amélie Mauresmo: French tennis pro, a two-time Grand-Slam title holder, she emerged on the world stage in 1999 at the Australian Open finals.
- Darine Hamze: Lebanese actress, one of the well known actresses in the Arab world credited for taking on diverse roles, and in different languages and countries.
- Stiliyan Petrov: Bulgarian footballer and manager.
- Tim Coly: German rugby player.
- Amelie Mauresmo: French tennis player
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Sister Sledge - We Are Family
- Rickie Lee Jones - Chuck E.'s In Love
- Kenny Rogers - She Believes In Me
- Makin' It - David Naughton
- Supertramp - The Logical Song
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Boogie Wonderland
- I Want You To Want Me (Live) - Cheap Trick
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