Monday 9 April 1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to What A Fool Believes by The Doobie Brothers.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Phantasm, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Keshia Pulliam: American child actress who was noted for the role of Rudy on the top-rated TV series "The Bill Cosby Show.
- Peter Luccin: French professional footballer who plays for FC Dallas in Major League Soccer as a defensive midfielder.
- Katsuni : French porn actress and director.
- Billy Brandt: American porn actor.
- Albina Dzhanabaeva: Russian singer and actress (Nu Virgos).
- Albert Hammond: Jr. American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Strokes)
- Keith Nobbs: American actor
- Jeff Reed: American football player
- Mark Ruiz: Puerto Rican diver
- Ben Silverstone: English actor and lawyer
- Keshia Knight Pulliam in Newark: New Jersey; actress (Rudy - Crosby).
- Staats Cotsworth: Dies at 71.
- 51st Academy Awards - The Deer Hunter, Jon Voight and Jane Fonda win. Walter Lantz is given an honorary Oscar for his animated motion pictures.
- Longest doubles ping-pong match of 101 hrs, begins
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