Monday 5 November 1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Romi Dames and Colin Grzanna.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Heartache Tonight by Eagles.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beam Invader or Invasion Orion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Romi Dames: Japanese-American actress.
- Colin Grzanna: German rugby player and surgeon.
- Michalis Hatzigiannis: Cypriot singer-songwriter and producer.
- Keith McLeod: American basketball player.
- David Suazo: Honduran footballer and coach.
- Al Capp: American author and illustrator (d. 1979).
- Iran government of Bazargan resigns
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