Wednesday 10 October 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mya Harrison and Nicolas Massu.
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.
On TV people were watching The Rose of Versailles.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barrier or Monkey Magic.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 October 1979 ?
- Mya Harrison: American singer.
- Nicolas Massu: Chilean tennis player.
- Ahn Chil Hyun (Kangta): lead singer of the former South Korean group H.O.
- Jamie Ippolito: American youth, the son of Katherine and James Ippolito.
- Mýa : American hip hop and R&B singer, record producer and actress.
- Mya : Pop Singer
- Kangta : South Korean singer-songwriter producer and actor (H.O.T. S and Kangta & Vanness)
- Wu Chun: Brunei born Taiwanese actor (Fahrenheit/Fei Lun Hai)
- Nicolás Massú: Chilean tennis player
- Joel Przybilla: American basketball player
- Hitomi Satō: Japanese actress
- 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).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Commodores - Sail On
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- M - Pop Muzik
- Donna Summer - Dim All The Lights
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
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