It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Luna, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Top #5 songs in the USA
by William Styron
Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan toward destruction.
by Arthur Haile
Memories of Another Day
by Harold Robbins
“Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly “His characters are compelling, his dialogue is dramatic, and his style is simple and straightforward.” —The LA Times From the depths of the poverty-stricken West Virginia coal mines to the heights of power as one of the nation’s most prominent and feared labor organizers, “Big Dan” Huggins is a hero worthy of Harold Robbins’ attention.
by Kurt Vonnegut
Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F.