Wednesday 10 January 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees.
In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Rob Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 January 1979 ?
- Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
- Chris H E Smith [Daddy Mack]: Atlanta, Georgia -- Rapper (Kris Kross-Warm it Up).
- Simone Cavalli: Italian footballer.
- Obea Moore: American sprinter.
- Bodo Sieber: German rugby player and coach.
- Cash Warren: Film Producer.
- Chris Smith: Rapper
- 1st brother Billy Carter makes allegedly anti-Semitic remarks
- Entertainer of the Year Awards
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall
- The Village People - YMCA
- The Police - Walking On The Moon
- Ian & The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
- Abba - I Have A Dream
- Racey - Lay Your Love On Me
- The Tourists - I Only Want To Be With You
- Elton John - Song For Guy
- Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)
- Earth Wind & Fire - September
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