Sunday 7 October 1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Simona Amanar and Aaron Ashmore.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sad Eyes by Robert John.
In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits.
The Black Stallion, directed by Carroll Ballard, 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 Rose of Versailles.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barrier or Warrior.
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Which were the important events of 7 October 1979 ?
- Simona Amanar: Romanian gymnast.
- Aaron Ashmore: Canadian actor.
- Shawn Ashmore: Canadian actor.
- Simona Amânar: Romanian gymnast.
- Tang Wei: Chinese actress.
- Eubie! closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 439 performances
- Debbie Massey wins LPGA Wheeling Golf Classic
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Commodores - Sail On
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- M - Pop Muzik
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Donna Summer - Dim All The Lights
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