Friday 7 December 1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
The Jerk, directed by Carl Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Establishment by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 7 December 1979 ?
- United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
- International Civil Aviation Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial
- Lampros Choutos: Greek-Italian footballer.
- Ayako Fujitani: Japanese actress and screenwriter.
- Sara Bareilles: American singer.
- Tim Cahill: Soccer Player.
- Derek Ramsay: Filipino actor and model.
- Jennifer Carpenter: American actress and star of the "The Exorcism of Emily Rose." A graduate of the Juilliard School, she appeared on Broadway in “The Crucible” with Laura Linney and Liam Neeson and in the movie comedy, "White Chicks.”
- Jimmy Engoulvent: French road racing cyclist, who rides for Team Europcar. He is a prologue time trial specialist, having won many prologues throughout his career, also specializing in small field sprints. He was the lanterne rouge of the 2012 Tour de France, as he finished last of the 153 riders to complete the Tour.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Styx - Babe
- Barbra Streisand - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)
- Commodores - Still
- Eagles - Heartache Tonight
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
- J.D. Souther - You're Only Lonely
- Barry Manilow - Ships
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 7 December 1979 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?