Wednesday 11 April 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Gaylor and Maria Elena Swett.
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.
On TV people were watching Highcliffe Manor.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armor Battle or Star Fire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 April 1979 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Chris Gaylor: American drummer.
- Maria Elena Swett: Chilean actress.
- Nazanin Afshin-Jam: Iranian-Canadian model singer and activist Miss World Canada 2003.
- Malcolm Christie: English footballer.
- Sebastien Grainger: Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Death from Above 1979).
- Martin Padar: Estonian martial artist
- Michel Riesen: Swiss ice hockey player
- Josh Server: American actor
- María Swett: Chilean actress
- Tanzanian troops take Kampala, the capital of Uganda Idi Amin flees.
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