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..
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Which were the important events of Wednesday, 12 September 1979 ?
- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Carl Yastrzemski, is 15th to get 3,000 hits
- Hurricane Frederick hits Mobile Alabama; 5 die and $23 million damage
- Indiana Pacers cut Ann Meyers, 1st woman on an NBA club
- Red Carl Yastrzemski gets his 3,000th hit off Yankee Jim Beattie
- Indonesia is hit with an earthquake that measures 8.1 on the Richter scale.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1979 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in September 1979 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 [...]
Memories of Another Day
by Harold Robbins
Harold Robbins, the world's most popular and captivating storyteller, has created what may well be the most significant book ever written about the rise of the labor unions. [...]
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. [...]
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