Thursday 15 February 1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kaj-Erik Eriksen and Alenka Kejzar.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart.
In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, 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 Djavolje sjeme.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutie Q or Star Raiders.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 February 1979 ?
- John Frum Day in Vanuatu 
- Gummy Bear Day in United States
- National Day in Serbia
- Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
- Saint Siegfried of Sweden
- Saints Faustin and Jovita
- Saint Georgia
- Blessed Claude de la ColombiFre
- Flag Day in Canada
- Kaj-Erik Eriksen: Actor (Quarantine).
- Alenka Kejzar: Slovenian swimmer.
- Chantal Janzen: Dutch actress and singer.
- Josh Low: English footballer.
- Scott Severin: Scottish footballer.
- Gordon Shedden: Scottish race car driver
- Paul Shirley (21) of Australia, sucked a lifesaver for 4 hours 40 minutes
- Temple City Kazoo Orchestra appears on Mike Douglas Show
- 21st Grammy Awards: "Just the Way You Are", Taste of Honey win.
- Don Dunstan resigns as Premier of South Australia, ending a decade of sweeping social liberalisation.
- A suspected gas explosion in a Warsaw bank kills 49.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
- Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
- Pointer Sisters - Fire
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
- Chic - Le Freak
- Nicolette Larson - Lotta Love
- Barry Manilow - Somewhere In The Night
- Leif Garrett - I Was Made For Dancin'
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