Wednesday 10 October 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Don't Stop Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Kangta : South Korean singer-songwriter producer and actor (H.
- Wu Chun: Brunei born Taiwanese actor (Fahrenheit/Fei Lun Hai).
- Nicolás Massú: Chilean tennis player.
- Joel Przybilla: American basketball player.
- Hitomi Satō: Japanese actress.
- Mya : Pop Singer
- Mýa : American hip hop and R&B singer, record producer and actress. Harrison's eponymous debut album with Interscope Records was released in April 1998. It sold over one million copies in the United States, producing the gold-certified top ten single "It's All About Me" featuring Sisqó. Her second studio album, platinum-plus selling Fear of Flying was released in 2000 and became a worldwide success, with single "Case of the Ex" becoming Mýa's breakthrough hit; topping the Australian Singles Chart for
- Mya Harrison: American singer
- Nicolas Massu: Chilean tennis player
- Ahn Chil Hyun (Kangta): lead singer of the former South Korean group H.O.T.
- Jamie Ippolito: American youth, the son of Katherine and James Ippolito. He was 12 years old when his mom won over $1 million on a slot machine. The money from the winnings will be set aside for his education and that of his brother Charles.
- Fleetwood Mac gets a star in Hollywood
- Recorded trace of snow in Central Park, New York City
- Panama assumes sovereignty over Canal Area (ie Canal Zone).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- M - Pop Muzik
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
- Donna Summer - Dim All The Lights
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Sail On - Commodores
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
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