Friday 13 April 1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
Dawn of the Dead, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 13 April 1979 ?
- Davis: Basketball Player.
- Baron Davis: American basketball player.
- Monica Ivey: Miss Hawaii Teen-USA (1996).
- Gréta Arn: Hungarian tennis player.
- Tony Lundon: Irish singer-songwriter producer and dancer (Liberty X).
- Síle Seoige: Irish television host
- Meghann Shaughnessy: American tennis player
- Murat Yıldırım: Turkish actor
- Longest doubles ping-pong match ends after 101 hours.
- Yusuf Lule becomes premier of Uganda.
- Christian Turks occupy Saint Jansbasiliek.
- The La Soufrière volcano erupts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 13 April 1979 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?