Sunday 14 October 1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Don't Stop Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson.
In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits.
...And Justice for All., directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Dead Zone by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Coty Strickler: Miss Montana Teen USA (1997).
- Liina-Grete Lilender: Estonian figure skater and coach.
- Stacy Keibler: American actress and professional wrestler.
- 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy
- Amy Alcott wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
- Flyers start 35 game unbeaten streak beating Toronto 4-3
- The first Gay Rights March on Washington, D.C., the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, demands ''an end to all social, economic, judicial, and legal oppression of lesbian and gay people'', and draws 200,000 people.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- M - Pop Muzik
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
- Donna Summer - Dim All The Lights
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Sail On - Commodores
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
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