Saturday 10 November 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Anthony Réveillère and Chris Joannou.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Heartache Tonight by Eagles.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff, directed by Fritz Lang, 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 Enchanted Castle.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek: Phaser Strike or Aim for the Ace!.
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- Also see November 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States Marine Corps Birthday
- Russia - Day of Militsiya (analogue of police in Russia)
- Ancient Latvia - Martini
- R.C. Saints - Pope Leo I the Great
- Turkey - Day of Remembrance of Ataturk
- Anthony Réveillère: French footballer who plays for English club Sunderland as a right back.
- Chris Joannou: Australian bass player (Silverchair).
- Nina Mercedez: American porn actress director and producer.
- Ragnvald Soma: Norwegian footballer.
- Friedrich Thorberg: Writer, dies at 71.
- A 106-car Canadian Pacific freight train carrying explosive and poisonous chemicals from Windsor, Ontario, Canada derails in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada just west of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, causing a massive explosion and the largest peacetime evacuation in Canadian history and one of the largest in North American history.
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