Sunday 11 March 1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Benji Madden and Joel Madden.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor.
The China Syndrome, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stockard Channing in Just Friends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apple Trek or Space.
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Which were the important events of 11 March 1979 ?
- Zambia - Youth Day.
- Saint Rosina
- Saint Alberta
- Saint Vindician
- Blessed Auria
- Lesotho - Moshoeshoe Day.
- Lithuania - Reestablishment of Lithuania's Independence.
- United States - Johnny Appleseed Day, 311 Day
- Blessed John Righi
- Benji Madden: American guitarist (Good Charlotte).
- Joel Madden: Rock Singer.
- Elton Brand: American basketball player.
- Fred Jones: American basketball player.
- Keren Peles: Israeli singer.
- Jung Yong-hoon: South Korean footballer (d. 2003)
- Randy Hold receives 67 minutes in penalties in a 60 minute NHL hockey game.
- Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sunstar Golf Classic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
- Bee Gees - Tragedy
- Pointer Sisters - Fire
- Donna Summer - Heaven Knows
- Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
- Peaches and Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
- Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
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