Wednesday 7 March 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rodrigo Brana and Rodrigo Braña.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor.
Hair, directed by Milos Forman, 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 Stockard Channing in Just Friends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Programming or Lunar Rescue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 March 1979 ?
- Albania ? Teacher's Day
- Catholicism ? Feast day of Saints Perpetua and Felicitas, patron saint of married women
- Rodrigo Brana: Argentine footballer.
- Rodrigo Braña: Argentinian footballer.
- Amanda Somerville: American singer-songwriter (Aina and Kiske/Somerville).
- Warren Giles and Hack Wilson selected to baseball Hall of Fame.
- Baseball exhibition season opens with semipro and amateur umpires.
- The largest Magnetar (Soft gamma repeater) event is recorded.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
- Bee Gees - Tragedy
- Pointer Sisters - Fire
- Donna Summer - Heaven Knows
- Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
- Peaches and Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
- Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
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