Sunday 11 February 1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart.
In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 11 February 1979 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Arnaud Di Pasquale: French tennis player, best remembered for his bronze medal at the 2000 Olympics, defeating Roger Federer in the semi-final after beating Swedish Magnus Norman.
- Brandy Norwood: American recording artist and entertainer, also known as Brandy or Bran'Nu.
- Brandy : American singer and actress.
- 43 million watch Elvis! on ABC
- Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
- Islamic revolution of Iran establishes an Islamic theocracy under the leadership of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
- Khomeini seizes power in Iran, overthrowing Mohammad Rezā Shāh Pahlavi.
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